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Author Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, Earl of, 1865-1948.

Title Paris 1918 : the war diary of the British ambassador, the 17th Earl of Derby / edited by David Dutton.

Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 348 pages).
Series Liverpool historical studies ; no. 18
Liverpool historical studies ; no. 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Persons Mentioned Frequently in the Diary; Diary; Index.
Summary The diary of the 17th Earl of Derby, once thought to have been lost, provides a detailed and important account of the last months of the First World War as seen through the eyes of the British Ambassador in Paris. Derby was in many ways an unlikely choice as ambassador. He was not a diplomat and could not, on his arrival, speak French. His appointment owed much to Lloyd George's determination to remove him from his previous post as Secretary of State for War. But, after a somewhat uncertain start, he proved to be a very successful ambassador upon whom successive Foreign Secretaries, Arthur Bal.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, Earl of, 1865-1948 -- Diaries.
Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, 1865-1948 Earl of -- Diaries.
Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, Earl of, 1865-1948.
World War (1914-1918)
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.
Ambassadors -- Great Britain -- Diaries.
France -- Politics and government -- 1914-1940.
France -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- France.
Chronological Term 1914 - 1940
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Personal narratives -- British.
Electronic books.
Added Author Dutton, David, 1947-
Other Form: Print version: Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, Earl of, 1865-1948. Paris 1918. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001 0853235171 9780853235170 (DLC) 2002421154 (OCoLC)49942691
ISBN 9781846313707 (electronic bk.)
1846313708 (electronic bk.)