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Published by Faculty of Arts of Publications, Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John"s, Nfld .
Written in English


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StatementJames K. Hiller and Christopher J.B. English, editors.
SeriesOccasional publication / Newfoundland and Labrador Studies -- no. 1, Occasional publication (Newfoundland and Labrador Studies) -- no. 1.
ContributionsEnglish, Christopher John Basil, 1939-, Hiller, James, 1942-
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21663304M
ISBN 100978184009

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'Ian Dunlop has produced a decent piece of diplomatic history that is also a thoroughly good read.' -- Literary Review, April 1, '[a] delightful way to remind oneself of the British and French statesmen who created the Entente Cordiale' -- Spectator, Ap 'this book offers alively and accessible account of this pivotal event in Anglo-French relations.' › History › Europe › Great Britain. L'Entente cordiale de Au début du XXe siècle, après une période de tension, le Royaume Uni et la France ont convenu de régler bon nombre de disputes coloniales de longue date. Le 8 avril , les deux pays ont conclu à Londres quatre accords qui ont constitué l'entente anglo française ou Entente :// Entente Cordiale (), Anglo-French agreement which ended a number of mutual antagonisms and brought about co-operation against the threat of German agression during the early part of the 20th century. The First Moroccan Crisis or the Tangier Incident. Germany looks on in disapproval as France and Britain approach an :// Sun 4 Apr EDT. It is important not to sentimentalise the Entente Cordiale of between Britain and France. other clauses tried to resolve disputes over Newfoundland fishing