An absorbing and scholarly biography. Professor Berridge has made an immense contribution to our understanding both of Anglo-Ottoman relations and of the functioning of the British embassy at Constantinople in the era preceding the Great War.
About the Author
- Keith Hamilton, Senior Editor, Documents on British Policy Overseas, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Historians "Fitzmaurice played a key role in the international diplomacy of the Balkans and the Near East before the First World War. Based on extensive research, G.R. Berridge's lucid biography brings this complex and intriguing man and his world wonderfully to life." - Dr. T. G. Otte, Senior Lecturer in History, University of East Anglia.