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Britain and Empire : adjusting to a post-imperial world

Author: L J Butler
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Taurus, 2002.
Series: Foundations of Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of Britain's gradual abandonment of her global and imperial role, relating formal decolonisation and the wider evolution of the Commonwealth to changes in international relations and in Britain's domestic affairs.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L J Butler
ISBN: 1860644481 9781860644481 186064449X 9781860644498
OCLC Number: 48585806
Notes: On cover: "Foundations of Britain."
Description: xv, 249 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The imperial system between the wars --
The impact of the Second World War --
Attlee and post-war adjustments, 1945-51 --
Change and control under Churchill and Eden, 1951-1957 --
Winds of change, 1957-64 --
Imperial aftermath --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Foundations of Britain.
Responsibility: L.J. Butler.

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