liquidation of the British Empire

by Charles Carrington

Publisher: Clarke & Irwin in Toronto

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  • Commonwealth of Nations,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • Africa -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: [92]-96.

Statementby C. E. Carrington ; with a foreword by Watson Kirkconnell.
SeriesReid Lectures of Acadia University -- 1959, Reid lectures (Acadia University) -- 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15395682M

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Scholars will find a comprehensive approach to the British Empire and its liquidation in the five volumes of Robin Winks, ed., The Oxford History of the British Empire (). In conclusion, the dissolution of Britain's Empire is a complex and significant story which Douglas has tried to make available to a wider audience.

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Carrington. InBritain emerged as one of the 'Big Three' victors of the Second World War. Most people, in Britain and elsewhere, seem to liquidation of the British Empire book assumed that the British Empire would endure for a very long time to come.

Yet within twenty years British power and influence had been enormously reduced. This book studies the causes and course of the process.

In saving Europe and the world from Hitler by its refusal to negotiate init prepared the way for the liquidation of the Empire. This book, rich in detail, entertaining in manner. Your next book, Roy MacLaren’s Commissions High: Canada in London,looks at how World War II affected Canada’s ties with Britain.

This is another way of thinking about the Empire. I chose these five books because I wanted to bear out Ronald Hyam’s observation that it is an astonishingly complicated and varied phenomenon and there are different ways of coming at it. A sweeping, brilliantly vivid history of the sudden end of the British Empire and the moment when America became a world superpower published on the sixtieth anniversary of Britain's withdrawal from Palestine."I have not become the King's First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire." Winston Churchill's famous statement in Novemberjust as the tide.

This chapter presents a discussion on the dissolution of the British Empire. In particular, it deals with the critical cases of India, Palestine, Burma, Ceylon, Egypt, the Sudan, Malaya, the West Indies, and tropical Africa.

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David Cameron would have us look back to the days of the British empire with pride. But there is little in the brutal oppression and naked greed with which it was built that deserves our respect.

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Indeed, for all the books in which he is the central figure, there has never been a single volume that analyzed Churchill’s views of and impact on the British Empire.

Historian Richard Toye has. British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain and the administration of the British government.

The policy of granting or recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies, which was favoured by the far-flung nature. The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Churchill said during the second war that he had not become the king’s first minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire, but in a. The Liquidation of the British Empire.

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