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Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh

John Van der Kiste.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 1742 words.

Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria, was born Alfred Ernest Albert at Windsor Castle on 6 August 1844, the...

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All Things Trade and Currency, All Nations Great and Small, 1933–1936

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 18419 words.

The period between 1933 and 1936 was an important period of transition, and EFO was used as a means through which states sought to make sense of a world now characterized by tariff walls,...

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The Architecture of the New World Order, 1944–1945

Patricia Clavin.

in Securing the World Economy

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 19108 words.

If the League of Nations had failed, its history generated the impulse to build not just one new organization, but many. Thanks partly to the ideas and practices inculcated by EFO, economic...

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Austerity to ‘Never had it so Good’

Jim Tomlinson.

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 10501 words.

This chapter charts the intricacies of the Attlee government’s austerity strategy, the attempts to shape opinion around this strategy, and the obstacles faced. Central to persuading the...

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The Balance of Payments

Jim Tomlinson.

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 10598 words.

This chapter traces the changing representation of the balance-of-payments ‘problem’ from the 1940s through the post-war period, and the reasons for its virtual disappearance as an...

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Berlin and the Creation of the Franco-German Commission

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 14283 words.

The Berlin Conference of September 1931 secured a formal agreement to create a Franco-German customs union, envisaged wider cooperation, and established mechanisms to achieve this. This...

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Breakdown

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 17151 words.

As the Berlin Accord unravelled and became a point of disagreement rather than Franco-German rapprochement, the old wounds reopened, particularly those surrounding reparations and...

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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck]

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1751 words.

Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born...

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Campbell, John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland, marquess of Lorne and ninth duke of Argyll

P. B. Waite.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1777 words.

Campbell, John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland, marquess of Lorne and ninth duke of Argyll (1845–1914), governor-general of Canada, was born on 6 August 1845 at Stafford House,...

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Conclusion

Conan Fischer.

in A Vision of Europe

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Economic History. 1593 words.

The Versailles peace settlement initially failed to reconcile French and German interests. However from 1924 both countries sought to circumvent this impasse through a process of...

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