Private papers, diaries and government and Foreign Office records are used within this book to produce an analysis of the attitudes of the British political elite towards the Soviet Union, assessing the influence such attitudes had upon British foreign policy between May 1937 and August 1939.
1. The Cabinet and Communism 2. Building Bridges 3. The Foreign Office and the Soviet Union, 1937-38 4. The Anti-Appeasers 5. Poland or the Soviet Union? 6. The Loss of an Ally 7. Germany and the Soviet Union: Allies or enemies? 8. United in Opposition