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Author Hucker, Daniel.

Title Public opinion and the end of appeasement in Britain and France / Daniel Hucker.

Published Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2011]
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Physical description vi, 295 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The historiography of appeasement -- Defining public opinion -- Locating representations of opinion -- Sources & methodology -- The prelude to Munich -- Chamberlain & Daladier -- Residual representations of opinion -- "War anxiety" and appeasement -- The Sudeten crisis -- The Munich Conference -- The aftermath of Munich, October-December 1938 -- After the honeymoon -- Domestic politics : France -- Domestic politics : Britain -- "Tunis, Corsica, Nice!" : towards a politique de fermeté -- Beware the ides of March, January-March 1939 -- Another Munich? : the Rome visit, January 1939 -- Strengthening the entente -- The French Left : a quest for cohesion -- "Bursting optimism breaks through the clouds" -- The Prague coup -- Repercussions of the Prague coup -- The immediate aftermath -- Peace by strength : British conscription & French redressement -- The "peace front" : residual perceptions of the Soviet Union -- The "peace front" : the opening exchanges -- Appeasement after Prague -- "Mourir pour Dantzig?" -- The Italian problem -- Perceptions of Daladier & Chamberlain -- Danzig : another Munich? -- Combating propaganda -- Public opinion and the Triple Alliance negotiations -- Public aspirations, governmental uncertainty -- "We want Russia" : public demand intensifies -- Impasse -- "Public opinion in all countries attaches the greatest importance to it" -- The negotiations collapse -- From the Nazi-Soviet Pact to war -- The Nazi-Soviet Pact -- Final efforts for peace -- The outbreak of war.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Public opinion -- France -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945 -- Public opinion.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1914-1940 -- Public opinion.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
France -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- France.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
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