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The world's first superpower : from empire to commonwealth, 1901-present

Author: Denis Judd
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2005.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This course will examine the development of the British Empire from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, via its greatest terretorial extent in 1919 to its eventual decline and end in the years after World War II, and its final transformation in the Commonwealth of independent nations.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Judd
ISBN: 1419313983 9781419313981 1402595891 9781402595899
OCLC Number: 64429072
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): 14 lectures delivered by Professor Denis Judd, London Metropolitan University.
Description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (72 pages ; 22 cm).
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Lecture 1. The Edwardian Empire, 1901-1914 --
Lecture 2. Making the most of empire, 1901-1914 --
Lecture 3. The empire and WWI, 1914-1919 --
Lecture 4. The 1924 Wembley Empire Exhibition: empire, trade, unity, and disunity --
Lecture 5. Indian nationalism and the British Raj, 1914-1939 --
Lecture 6. Sexuality and the British Empire --
Lecture 7. The first commonwealth: dominion status, the self governing colonies and their relations with Britain --
Lecture 8. Sport and the British Empire --
Lecture 9. The empire-commonwealth and WWII --
Lecture 10. The labour government of 1945-1951 and the empire-commonwealth --
Lecture 11. "Winston's back!": Churchill, the Conservatives, and empire, 1951-1955 --
Lecture 12. The Suez Crisis of 1956-1957 and the "wind of change," 1957-1963 --
Lecture 13. Labour back in power: the Wilson government, 1964-1970 --
Lecture 14. Embracing the commonwealth and winding down the empire, 1970-present.
Series Title: Modern scholar.
Other Titles: From empire to commonwealth, 1901-present
Responsibility: Professor Denis Judd.
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This course will examine the development of the British Empire from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, via its greatest terretorial extent in 1919 to its eventual decline and end in the years after World War II, and its final transformation in the Commonwealth of independent nations.

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