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by R. Douglas

Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Author: R. Douglas
ISBN: 0333804546
ISBN13: 978-0333804544
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2002 edition (October 4, 2002)
Pages: 190
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In 1945, Britain emerged as one of the 'Big Three' victors of the Second World War. Most people, in Britain and elsewhere, seem to have assumed that the British Empire would endure for a very long time to come.

In 1945, Britain emerged as one of the 'Big Three' victors of the Second World War. Yet within twenty years British power and influence had been enormously reduced. This book studies the causes and course of the process. Show all. About the authors. ROY DOUGLAS, Emeritus Reader at the University of Surrey, is author of a number of books on aspects of political history, mainly of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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When did the British empire end? Was it on the night of August 15 1947, when India and Pakistan gained . Even while the empire expanded, some were forecasting its decline

When did the British empire end? Was it on the night of August 15 1947, when India and Pakistan gained independence, and devastated Britons felt (as Enoch Powell later remembered) as if their world was "coming apart"? Was it in the autumn of 1956, when Britain invaded Suez only to withdraw its forces in humiliation within a week? . Even while the empire expanded, some were forecasting its decline. A 1774 issue of Lloyd's Evening Post published a futuristic fantasy set in 1974, describing a tour by two men from "the empire of America" through the ruins of London.

Home Browse Books Book details, The Liquidation of the British Empire. This little book is based upon three lectures delivered in October 1959 at Acadia University. I have made no substantial alterations, but have rearranged the material for publication

Home Browse Books Book details, The Liquidation of the British Empire. The Liquidation of the British Empire. By C. E. Carrington, Watson Kirkconnell. I have made no substantial alterations, but have rearranged the material for publication. I take this opportunity of thanking the President and the Staff of Acadia University for their hospitality. Chatham house london.

In 1945, Britain emerged as one of the 'Big Three' victors of the Second World War. Most people, in Britain and elsewhere, seem to have assumed that the British Empire would endure for a very long time to come. Yet within twenty years British power and influence had been enormously reduced. This book studies the causes and course of the process.
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