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Federal Britain : A History - John Kendle

Federal Britain

A History

Paperback Published: 24th April 1997
ISBN: 9780415158633
Number Of Pages: 218

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In "Federal Britain, " John Kendle explores the British engagement with the federal idea from early 1600s up to today, when the United Kingdom is faced with two major federal constitutional debates. The first is about the nations which comprise the British state and the second surrounds the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Kendle examines the break-up of the first British empire and the development of modern federalism. He discusses the Anglo-Irish relationship, the United Kingdom's relationship to Europe, and other contemporary issues such as the world order, imperial federation and decolonization. "Federal Britain" is a thorough survey on what offers the best potential government for a state concerned with liberty and order.

'...richly repays the attentive reader.' - History Review

'Here is a book which impresses whether judged on the presentation of argument, depth of research or quality of proofing.' - Sean McDougall, Institute of Contemporary British History, London

Preface
Acknowledgements
Indivisible Sovereignty
Nineteenth Century Practice and Theory
Federation of the Empire
Federation of the United Kingdom
The Round Table Movement, The Empire and World Order
Federal Union
Federalism and Decolonization
The Federal Solution Is Not For Us
Conclusion
Notes
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ISBN: 9780415158633
ISBN-10: 041515863X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 24th April 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1