Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 September 2008

260 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719080418

Bookseller Code (06)


The Labour governments 1964-1970 volume 2

International policy

John W. Young

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Available for the first time in paperback The second in the three volume set The Labour governments 1964-1970, this book concentrates on Britain's international policy under the Labour governments in the 1960s Argues that a more balanced and less critical view of the government than the normal approach will recognise the real difficulties that surrounded decision-making, not only on Vietnam, but also on Aden, the Nigerian civil war and Rhodesia Analyses international policy at a crucial time when britain's influence on the word stage was clearly declining and the focus was changing from positions East of Suez to a more European outlook Together with the other books in the series, on domestic policy and economic policy, it provides a complete picture of the development of Britain under the premiership of Harold Wilson

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