The Role of Religion in Shaping Western Foreign Policy in the 20th Century

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By retracing British policies from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, this panel examined the nature of relationship between religion and foreign policy.  The panel consider the British Empire’s relationship with missionary work, the imperial perception of Islam and this affected the policies of Winston Churchill and other major British figures as well as taking the considering the role of religion in Margaret Thatcher’s government and it role in the Cold War.

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