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By Anthony Kirk-Greene

ISBN-10: 1848855141

ISBN-13: 9781848855144

The British Empire used to be the main robust empire recognized to the trendy global, yet strength and self assurance have been ebbing by means of the mid-20th century. facets of Empire, a moment anthology of writings from the Corona membership magazine, exhibits the British Parliament, govt, the Colonial workplace and best actors getting ready for decolonisation. This used to be opposed to a backdrop of ever-growing wishes within the territories whilst imperial assets have been more and more restricted - reflecting Britain’s decreased place in particular following international conflict II. there have been the political calls for of destiny self-government, the implication of Colonial improvement and Welfare acts, defence, policing or even ‘emergencies’. And a lot of these components impacted upon paintings within the territories and seemed ahead to the top of the Colonial and out of the country prone within the important box of district management and within the specialist and technical departments. this is an illuminating account of the administration of the top of an international empire and training for self-government - a drama no much less notable for being couched in type of Parliamentary debate, and country papers.

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