Joseph Chamberlain criticises Russia and leans towards USA and Germany

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Historical Context Note

Joseph Chamberlain, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, makes a speech at Birmingham in which he criticises Russia and bids for the friendship of the USA and Germany. This creates an unfavourable impression both in Britain and overseas.
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Editors. "Joseph Chamberlain criticises Russia and leans towards USA and Germany". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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