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British Empire-Commonwealth

Reginald George Trotter

British Empire-Commonwealth

a study in political evolution.

by Reginald George Trotter

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commonwealth of Nations,
  • Imperial federation,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 117-121.

    SeriesBerkshire studies in European history
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20260119M

    Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History.   Unlike many nations Britain had not developed a national citizenship by the 20th century. Instead belonging in Britain was merely a function of allegiance to the Crown. This lack of definition was seen as beneficial. This title explores the implications of such vagueness as a new millennium begins.

    53 member states intergovernmental consensus organised through the Commonwealth Secretariat and Non-governmental organisations, organised through the Commonwealth Foundation The Queen: monarch of 16 members of the Commonwealth realms no legal obligation united by language. The British Empire Becomes the Commonwealth of Nations Decem Western Imperialism Influences Many Parts of the World On a January evening in , a famous British statesman, Joseph Chamberlain, attended a banquet in honour of an Englishman about to go to .

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The British Empire-Commonwealth by Reginald George Trotter; 2 editions; Subjects: Administration, Colonies, Commonwealth of Nations, Imperial federation; Places: Great Britain. Canada became the first colony to be transformed into a self-governing 'Dominion'; a status which came to imply equality with United Kingdom. In turn, other parts of the empire followed suit: Australia became a Dominion in , New Zealand in , South Africa in and the Irish Free State in At the Imperial Conference of , prime ministers adopted the Balfour Report which defined.


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