The Liquidation of the British Empire

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Contents
I. Empire to Commonwealthpage11
Churchill on the liquidation of the Empire , pp.11-13; the case of Hongkong , p.13; Indian independence , pp.14-15; the social infra-structure , pp.15-16; the transfer of power, p.16; a continuous constitutional process, pp.16-17; the case of Canada , p.17; the case of Malaya, pp.18-20; the case of Australia , p.20; self-determination, pp.21-25; Hungary , pp.24-25; forming nation-states, p.25; British colonial theory , pp.25- 28; the Government of India Act, 1935 , pp.27-28; nationalism in new countries , pp.28-30.
II. The New Partition of Africapage31
The Dark Continent , pp.31-32; commerce and Christianity, pp.32-35; motives behind the partition , pp.36-38; Berlin and the Congo , pp.37-38; imperialism, pp.38-39; opinion in England and overseas , pp.39-46; Rhodesia , pp.42-46; Kenya , pp.45-48; land tenure in Africa , pp.47-48; the West African policy, pp.48-50; indirect rule and laisser-faire , pp.51-52; progress in West Africa , pp.52-55; C.D. and W., pp.55-56; African education , pp.54-57; the French system, pp.57-58; the wartime change in opinion, pp.59-61; Ghana , pp.61-63; Nigeria , p.63; Uganda , p.63; multi-racialism , pp.64- 65; an 'African Presence , pp.66-67.

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Table of contents

  • By the Same Author 2
  • Title Page 3
  • Foreword 5
  • Preface 7
  • Title Page 9
  • I - Empire to Commonwealth 11
  • II - The New Partition of Africa 31
  • III - The Last Phase 68
  • Appendix - Constitutional Theory in 1791 88
  • Notes and References 92
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