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Portrait of an appeaser

Robert Hadow, first secretary in the British Foreign Office, 1931-1939

by Lindsay Michie Eades

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Hadow, Robert, 1895-,
    • Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1910-1936.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Europe.,
    • Europe -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-158) and index.

      StatementLindsay W. Michie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA574.H34 M53 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805921M
      ISBN 100275953696
      LC Control Number95042503

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An Incomplete Look at Appeasement. In Portrait of an Appeaser, Lindsay Michie offers readers a study of her grandfather, Robert Henry Hadow, a British diplomat who served in Vienna, Prague, and London in the the title suggests, Hadow was unflinching in his support of appeasement of Germany.

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