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The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Stephen Bowman

Abstract

This book examines the role of the elite Pilgrims Society in Anglo-American relations during the first half of the twentieth century. The Pilgrims Society was a dining club founded in London and New York in 1902 and 1903 which sought to improve relations between Britain and the United States. The Society provided an elite network that brought together influential politicians, diplomats, journalists, and businessmen during key moments in Anglo-American diplomacy. This book argues that the Pilgrims acted in cooperation with officialdom in both countries to promote its essentially elitist concept ... More

Keywords: Pilgrims Society, public diplomacy, Anglo-American relations, elite network, associational culture, Britain, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474417815
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Bowman, author
University of the Highlands and Islands