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Books on the British Empire and Commonwealth

John Edgar Flint

Books on the British Empire and Commonwealth

a guide for students.

by John Edgar Flint

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Published by Published on behalf of the Royal Commonwealth Society by Oxford U.P in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination66p.,19cm
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19005268M

  In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By , it had decreased six-fold. In Inglorious Empire, Shashi Tharoor tells the real story of the British in India, from the arrival of the East India Company in to the end of the Raj, and reveals how Britain's rise was built upon its depredations in India/5(). Canada and the British Empire traces the evolution of Canada, placing it within the wider context of British imperial history. Beginning with a broad chronological narrative, the volume surveys the country's history from the foundation of the first British bases in Canada in the early seventeenth century, until the patriation of the Canadian constitution in

  The sun may have long ago set on the British Empire (or on all but a few tattered shreds of it), but it never seems to set on the debate about the merits of empire. The latest controversy began when the Third World Quarterly, an academic journal known for its radical stance, published a paper by Bruce Gilley, an associate professor of political. Other parts of the empire, notably in Africa, gained independence and subsequently joined the Commonwealth. In Hong Kong passed to China and, in the opinion of many historians, the British Empire definitively ended. While the empire may have faded into history, Great Britain still continues to administer many dependencies throughout the world.

Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity. Garth Fowden; Paperback Price: $ / £ from the second-century peak of Rome’s prosperity to the ninth-century onset of the Islamic Empire’s decline, powerful beliefs in One God were used to justify and strengthen “world empires.” "This is a short book. The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such.


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From its modest to its recent disappearance, the British Empire was an extraordinary and paradoxical entity. North America, Africa, South and Southeast Asia and Australasia and innumerable small islands and territories have been fundamentally shaped - economically, socially and politically - by a nation whose imperial drive came from a bewildering mixture of rapacity Author: Martin Kitchen.

What Roy MacLaren’s book is all about is to look at the official relations between Canada, the senior dominium in the British Empire, and Britain, as mediated through these figures. These were the High Commissioners – that is to say, in non-Empire or Commonwealth terms, the ambassadors from Canada to Britain.

In The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, Lawrence James has written a comprehensive, perceptive, and insightful history of the British Empire. Spanning the years from to the present day, this critically acclaimed book combines Cited by: The British Empire was an extraordinary and paradoxical entity.

North America, Africa, South and Southeast Asia and Australasia and innumerable small islands and territories have been fundamentally shaped - economically, socially and politically - by a nation whose imperial drive came from a bewildering mixture of rapacity and moral zeal, of high-mindedness and Author: Martin Kitchen.

America (The War Graves of the British Empire) by Imperial War Graves Commission and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read the full-text online edition of The Historiography of the British Empire-Commonwealth: Trends, Interpretations and Resources ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Historiography of the British. The British affected to ignore or forget the Irish dimension to their empire, yet the Irish were always present within it, and wherever they. The phenomenon of imperialism has never been under such intense scrutiny, by such a wide range of academic disciplines, as it is today.

From cultural studies to the history of science, academics are engaged in a series of debates about empire which move far beyond traditional preoccupations with metropolitan strategy, economics, and rivalry. Modern Irish history was determined by the rise, expansion, and decline of the British Empire.

British imperial history, from the age of Atlantic expansion to the age of decolonization, was moulded in part by Irish experience. But the nature of Ireland's position in the Empire has always been a matter of contentious dispute. Was Ireland a sister kingdom and equal partner in a 5/5(1).

The B. Story British Empire and Commonwealth Games by BRITISH EMPIRE & COMMONWEALTH GAMES and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Faith and Empire Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity. By Garth Fowden. Princeton University Press.

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Commonwealth of Nations, voluntary association of Great Britain and its dependencies, certain former British dependencies that are now sovereign states and their dependencies, and the associated states (states with full internal government but whose external relations are governed by Britain); Mozambique and Rwanda are the only members never to have been under British.

A book entitled Ireland and the British Empire might well have been pub-lished any time between and Then the character of its author and the nature of its contents would have been entirely predictable.

Our likely author would have been a public man-of-letters of Protestant back. A book with so ambitious a title as "The Rise and Fall of the British Empire" holds much promise for the reader.

Visions of + page tomes come to mind. After all, there is a lot of time and history involved with so monumental a by: The Miracle Mile: Stories of the British Empire & Commonwealth Games.

likes. Info on soon-to-be-published book, The Miracle Mile: Stories of the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, Followers: Modern Empire (English History, History Books, British History Textbook) (History in 50 Events Series Book 11) British Commonwealth Revenues Opium War, Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by File Size: KB.

"Ten Books That Shaped the British Empire is a collection of engaging essays by an impressive group of contributors. The volume coheres around the political mobilization of print cultures by the British Empire's various constituent communities, and that coherence is reinforced by each essay's concentration on a single book.

The British Commonwealth of Nations consists of the United Kingdom, the Dominions (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Ceylon), the Colonies and Protectorates, and the Territories under Trusteeship.

Ireland (Éire) is associated with the British : S. Steinberg. Piers Brendon's The Decline and Fall of the British Empire is a tale of decadence, folly, farce and devastation, says Maya Jasanoff Maya Jasanoff Sat 20 Oct EDT First published on Sat. A book with so ambitious a title as "The Rise and Fall of the British Empire" holds much promise for the reader.

Visions of + page tomes come to mind. After all, there is a lot of time and history involved with so monumental a subject/5(90).The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the civil service.

It was established on 4 June by King George V and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which Type: Order of chivalry.Ramsay Muir British Politician Ramsay Bryce Muir was a British historian, Liberal Party politician and thinker who made a significant contribution to the development of liberal political philosophy in the s and s through his Wikipedia Born: SeptemOtterburn, United Kingdom Died: May 4, Education: Balliol College Party: Liberal Party Books: The .