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The Statecraft of British Imperialism : Essays in Honour of Wm Roger Louis - Robert D. King

The Statecraft of British Imperialism

Essays in Honour of Wm Roger Louis

By: Robert D. King (Editor), Robin W. Kilson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 29th September 1999
ISBN: 9780714643786
Number Of Pages: 272

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These stimulating essays reassess the meaning of British imperialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They are written by leading authorities in the field and range in scope from the aftermath of the American revolution to the liquidation of the British empire, from the Caribean to the Pacific, from Suez to Hong Kong.

Prefacep. v
Wm. Roger Louis and the Official Mind of Decolonizationp. 1
Empire Reconsideredp. 13
The Primacy of Geopolitics: The Dynamics of British Imperial Policy, 1763-1963p. 27
Who Cared about the Thirteen Colonies? Some Evidence from Philanthropyp. 53
Gandhi - a Victorian Gentleman: An Essay in Imperial Encounterp. 68
All Souls and India, 1921-47p. 86
The Indian and African Freedom Struggles: Some Comparisonsp. 107
British Imperialism: Roger Louis and the West African Casep. 124
'Managing Nationalism': The Colonial Office and Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1932-43p. 143
An Undeclared Empire: The British in the Middle East, 1918-39p. 159
Israel, the Great Powers, and the Middle East Crisis of 1958p. 177
The Strange Death of Dominion Statusp. 193
'Somewhat Mixed Up Together': Anglo-American Defence and Financial Policy during the 1960sp. 213
Imperialists at Bay: British Labour and Decolonizationp. 233
Select Bibliography of Wm. Roger Louisp. 255
Notes on Contributorsp. 261
Indexp. 265
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ISBN: 9780714643786
ISBN-10: 0714643785
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 29th September 1999
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1

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