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British Empire and Commonwealth

James A. Williamson

British Empire and Commonwealth

a history for senior forms.

by James A. Williamson

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.(B64-13820): 1964.

ContributionsSouthgate, Donald.
The Physical Object
Pagination467p.,21cm
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20751456M

In the British Empire was a global power, with direct or de facto political and economic control of 25% of the world's population, and 30% of its land mass. The contribution of the British Empire and Commonwealth in terms of manpower and materiel was critical to the Allied war effort. British Empire. 1, likes 7 talking about this. A page dedicated to discussing all issues connected with the British Empire. It is designed to Followers: K.

Acknowledgements - Maps - From the First to the Second Empire: s to s - The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century - The Heyday of Empire, - The Empire in War and Peace, - The Empire and Commonwealth at War, - Labour and the Empire, - The End of the Empire - The Commonwealth Today - The. This chapter reports the organizational legacy of the old British Empire in an international context. ‘Commonwealth’, which began as a synonym for Empire, came to signify its antithesis. The ‘British Commonwealth of Nations’ was quite different from the ‘Commonwealth of Nations’ which South Africa quit in Until , the Commonwealth constituted a special ‘club’ (in the.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Somervell, D.C. (David Churchill), British Empire and Commonwealth. London, Christophers. War Graves British Empire. You Searched For: Imperial War Graves Commission, Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. The War Graves of the British Empire: Corbie Communal Cemetery. Commonwealth War Graves Coommission. Published by.


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