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Series: Politics Today

A perfect companion to European politics today, written by the same authors, this book presents past events, prominent personalities, important dates, organisations and electoral information in an accessible, easy-to-read format. The book is split into five sections for ease of use: a dictionary of significant political events, a chronology of major events in Europe since 1945, a biographical dictionary, a dictionary of political organisations and electoral data. In addition to being a comprehensive reference tool, this book is intended to provide a sound historical background to the development of Western European politics.

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Sarah Lonsdale

, her path sometimes crossing with that of Shiela Grant Duff. Coverage in the mainstream press of the major events in Europe, the rise of Hitler, the League of Nations and the disarmament conferences in Geneva was dominated by a powerful all-male group of diplomatic correspondents. Most took direction from the Foreign Office News Department run by Rex Leeper, under the leadership of Permanent Under-Secretary Robert Vansittart: Frederick Voigt of the Manchester Guardian , Victor Gordon Lennox of the Daily Telegraph , Norman Ewer of the Daily Herald , Vernon

in Rebel women between the wars