Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

@inproceedings{Neilson1996BritainAT,
  title={Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917},
  author={K. Neilson},
  year={1996}
}
Britain and the Last Tsar is a fundamental re-interpretation of British foreign and defence policy before the First World War. The current orthodoxy asserts that the rise of an aggressive and powerful Germany forced Britain - a declining power - to abandon her traditional policy of avoiding alliances and to enter into alliance with Japan (1902), France (1904), and Russia (1907) in order to contain the German menace. In a controversial rejection of this theory, Keith Neilson argues that Britain… Expand
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