British Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century: A Survey

  title={British Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century: A Survey},
  author={J. Laurence Black},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={26 - 53}
  • J. Black
  • Published 1 January 1987
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of British Studies
Il est vray que dans un gouvernement comme celuy d'Angleterre, il ne faut compter sur rien. [Chauvelin (1728)] Eighteenth-century British foreign policy has been a marginal subject for several decades. During that period much good work has been produced, particularly on the diplomacy of the first four decades of the century, but this work has not been integrated into the general scholarship of the period. The textbooks for the century, commonly written by experts in high politics, generally… 

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