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The British Political Elite and the Soviet Union, 1937-1939 by Louise Grace Shaw

By Louise Grace Shaw

Deepest papers, diaries and govt and international place of work files are used inside this ebook to supply an research of the attitudes of the British political elite in the direction of the Soviet Union, assessing the effect such attitudes had upon British overseas coverage among could 1937 and August 1939.

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1939; G/23/1/8, Lloyd George papers. Cols 1836–9, 19 May 1939, 347 HC Debs 5s. CAB 23/98 Cab. 15, 29 Mar. 1939. My italics. CAB 27/625 47 mtg, 16 May 1939. Ibid. Report on talk over dinner with Aga Khan, 29 June 1939, RAB F79, Butler papers. Hugh Dalton, Hugh Dalton Memoirs: The Fateful Years (London: Frederick Muller, 1957), p. 180. Cadogan to Sir Samuel Hoare, 26 Oct. 1951, Lord Templewood papers. Chapter 2. 2 Building Bridges Between 1 and 30 September 1938, several ministers within Neville Chamberlain’s Cabinet, if only temporarily, considered co-operation with the Soviet Union over the Sudetenland crisis.

Cited in Preston, General Staffs, p. 124. 77. Henderson to Halifax, 31 May 1939, FO 800/270; Henderson to Halifax, 17 June 1939, FO 800/315, Henderson papers, Public Record Office. 78. Peter Neville, Appeasing Hitler (London: Macmillan, 2000), p. 69: Jonathan Haslam, The Soviet Union and the Struggle for Collective Security (London: Macmillan, 1984), p. 167. 79. C. Watt, ‘The May Crisis of 1938: A Rejoinder to Mr Wallace’, Slavonic and East European Review, 4 (1966), pp. 475–80 at p. 475. 80. Watt, ‘Appeasement’, p.

117–27. THE CABINET AND COMMUNISM 25 8. Eden to Chilston, 27 Oct. 1937, no. 271; Eden to Chilston, 18 Oct. 1937, no. 252, Documents in British Foreign Policy, Series 2, vol. XIX. Hereafter referred to as, DBFP. 9. A few political notes on foreign agreements re our duties, NC 2/25, Chamberlain papers, Birmingham University archives. Cited in Edwards, The British Government, p. 129. 10. ‘Volunteers’ were those from Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union who went to fight in the Spanish Civil War. 11.

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