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The making of imperial defence policy in Britain, 1926-1934

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Although the period between 1926 and 1934 was relatively peaceful, Imperial Defence policy-making in Britain focused on threats along the periphery of the Empire. This included a short-lived, but serious concern over Communist expansion in China and Afghanistan and a fear that American naval construction would undermine the Royal Navy's position in the world. The first threat receded by 1928 and the second was met by negotiating the highly successful London Naval Conference of 1930. Throug...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-06-17

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