Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-59b7f5684b-2bkkj Total loading time: 0.274 Render date: 2022-10-04T22:22:32.311Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "useRatesEcommerce": false, "displayNetworkTab": true, "displayNetworkMapGraph": false, "useSa": true } hasContentIssue true

Lloyd George and Germany

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 February 2009

Kenneth O. Morgan
Affiliation:
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Abstract

Image of the first page of this content. For PDF version, please use the ‘Save PDF’ preceeding this image.'
Type
Communications
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1996

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

1 Keynes, J. M., Essays in biography (London, 1951 edn), pp. 32–3.Google Scholar

2 Burrow, J. W., A Liberal descent, Victorian historians and the English past (Cambridge 1983), pp. 116–22.Google Scholar

3 For a good general account, see Fry, Michael G., Lloyd George and foreign policy, I (Montreal, 1977).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

4 His Who's who entry said of Dawson, , ‘Most of his books have been written for the purpose of interpreting German thought, life and character to English people, and particularly of expounding German practice in the treatment of social and industrial questions…’.Google Scholar

5 Harold, Spender, The fire of life (London, n.d.), pp. 161–6Google Scholar. At Carlsbad, Lloyd George met Clemenceau for the first time.

6 Pari. Deb., 5th ser., XXV, 615–16 (4 May 1911).

7 Lloyd George was in touch with Theodore Roosevelt during the 1912 presidential campaign, cf. D. Lloyd George to Mrs Lloyd George, 16 Oct. 1912, in Morgan, Kenneth O. (ed.), Lloyd George: family letters, c. 1885–1936 (Oxford and Cardiff, 1973), p. 164.Google Scholar

8 Fair, John D., Interplay conferences (Oxford, 1980), pp. 91ff.Google Scholar

9 George, D. Lloyd, The truth about the peace treaties, I (London, 1938), 231–2.Google Scholar

10 Pari. Deb., 5th ser., XXV, 615–16, 638 (4 May 1911). See Hennock, E. P., British social reform and German precedents. The case of social insurance 1880–1914 (Oxford, 1987), pp. 180ff.Google Scholar

11 George, D. Lloyd, War memoirs (London, 1938), I, 816Google Scholar (with the Kaiser's annotations included).

12 Ibid. 18–19.

13 Taylor, A. J. P., The struggle for mastery in Europe, 1848–1918 (Oxford, 1954), p. 471.Google Scholar

14 There is a good discussion in Gilbert, Bentley Brinkerhoff, David Lloyd George, I. Organizer of victory, 1912–1916, (Columbus, Ohio, 1992), pp. 74–9.Google Scholar

15 The Times, 18 July 1914.

16 Ibid. 20 Sept. 1914.

17 See Morgan, Kenneth O., ‘Peace movements in Wales, 1899–1945’, Welsh History Review, X, 1 (1981), 406–7.Google Scholar

18 Notably in his interview with Roy Howard of the American United Press, published in The Times, 29 Nov. 1916.

19 Lloyd George's Bangor speech is printed in a volume of his speeches, Through terror to triumph (London, 1915), pp. 7589.Google Scholar

20 Keynes, J. M., The economic consequences of the peace (London, 1919), pp. 127–33.Google Scholar

21 cf. Morgan, Kenneth O., Consensus and disunity. The Lloyd George coalition government, 1918–1922 (Oxford, 1986 edn), pp. 3941.Google Scholar

22 Robert, Skidelsky, John Maynard Keynes, Vol. I, 1883–1920 (London 1983), pp. 358–61.Google Scholar

23 Morgan, Kenneth O., ‘Lloyd George's stage army: the coalition Liberals, 1918–22’, in Taylor, A. J. P. (ed.), Lloyd George: twelve essays (London, 1971), pp. 230–1Google Scholar. Also see H. A. L. Fisher to Lloyd George, 17 March 1919 (House of Lords Record Office, Lloyd George papers, F/16/7/39) in which Fisher warns against either Danzig or Posen being given to Poland.

24 See Lloyd, George, The truth about the peace treaties, I, 259–61.Google Scholar

25 See John, Turner, Lloyd George's secretariat (Cambridge, 1980), pp. 153ffGoogle Scholar. for Kerr's views.

26 It is printed in its entirety in Lloyd, George'sThe truth about the peace treaties, I, 403–16.Google Scholar

27 Keynes, J. M., The economic consequences of the peace (London, 1919), pp. 186–7Google Scholar. He added that Germany would not be able to pay this amount.

28 Lentin, A., Guilt at Versailles (London, 1985), pp. 101–4.Google Scholar

29 Ibid. pp. 84–8.

30 Lloyd, George, The truth about the peace treaties, I, p. 461.Google Scholar

31 ‘An entirely new kind of capitalist, dark and fanatical’: Philip Kerr to Lord Curzon, 25 June 1920 (PRO, FO/800/153), fos. 289–90.

32 For the Genoa conference, see Stephen, White, The origins of detente (Cambridge, 1985)Google Scholar. There is an interesting essay on Walter Rathenau in James, Joll, Intellectuals in politics (London, 1960), pp. 59ff.Google Scholar

33 See Lloyd George to Kingsley Martin, 28 March 1936 (House of Lords Record Office, Lloyd George papers, G/14/2/3).

34 Lloyd, George, The truth about the peace treaties, II, 930ff.Google Scholar

35 For this visit, see Thomas, Jones, A diary with letters, 1931–50 (Oxford, 1954), pp. 239–42Google Scholar, and Ellis, E. L., T. J. A life of Dr Thomas Jones CH (Cardiff, 1992), pp. 405–8Google Scholar, along with the pamphlet by Emrys, Pride, Why Lloyd George met Hitler (Newport, 1981).Google Scholar

36 Daily Express, 17 Sept. 1936.

37 Colin, Cross (ed.), A. J. Sylvester: life with Lloyd George (London, 1975), p. 219 (5 Oct. 1938)Google Scholar. See also Parker, R. A. C., Chamberlain and appeasement (London, 1993), pp. 315–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

38 See on this phase, Sidney, Aster, ‘Ivan Maisky and parliamentary anti-appeasement, 1938–9’, in Taylor, A. J. P. (ed.), Lloyd George: twelve essays, pp. 317ffGoogle Scholar. Maisky's estimation of Lloyd George dated from the moderate policy towards the Soviet Union that the British prime minister inaugurated in 1920–1. On his eightieth birthday in 1943, Lloyd George was told by Maisky ‘… in my estimation you are probably the outstanding statesman Great Britain has produced throughout his period’.

39 See Paul, Addison, ‘Lloyd George and a compromise peace in the second world war’, in Taylor, A. J . P. (ed.), Twelve essays, p. 361ff.Google Scholar

40 ‘Special Mission to Europe of Sumner Welles’, Foreign relations of the United States, Diplomatic papers, 1940 (Washington), pp. 85–6.Google Scholar

41 Taylor, A. J. P. (ed.), Lloyd George, a diary by Frances Stevenson (London, 1971), pp. 256–7 (21 02 1934)Google Scholar ‘We should keep a strong hand in India’, observed Lloyd George. Also ibid. pp. 272–3 (14 May 1934).

6
Cited by

Save article to Kindle

To save this article to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Lloyd George and Germany
Available formats
×

Save article to Dropbox

To save this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Dropbox account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

Lloyd George and Germany
Available formats
×

Save article to Google Drive

To save this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Google Drive account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

Lloyd George and Germany
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response

Please enter your response.

Your details

Please enter a valid email address.

Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *