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The British empire and the Commonwealth : a short history

Author: Martin Kitchen
Publisher: Basingstoke ; London : Macmillan, impr. 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of the rise and fall of the British Empire concentrates on the 19th and 20th centuries, giving the background of the "First British Empire", which was lost with the creation of the USA.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kitchen
ISBN: 0333675908 9780333675908 0333675894 9780333675892
OCLC Number: 489664869
Description: 1 vol. (VII-197 p.) : cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements - Maps - From the First to the Second Empire: 1400s to 1830s - The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century - The Heyday of Empire, 1876-1914 - The Empire in War and Peace, 1914-1939 - The Empire and Commonwealth at War, 1939-1945 - Labour and the Empire, 1945-1951 - The End of the Empire - The Commonwealth Today - The Commonwealth: Problems and Perspectives - Selected Bibliography - Index
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