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The Conservative Party and Empire, 1945–1951

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Conservative loyalties centred upon three British empires: the empire of prestige, the empire of ‘kith and kin’, and the economic empire of tariff barriers and the sterling area. As this chapter ... More


Imperial Institutions and the Government of Empire

Peter Burroughs

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the place of British Empire in British politics. Britain's governance of the British Empire involved dynamic processes, not static structures and inert ... More


British North America, 1760–1815

Peter Marshall

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In the years between 1760 and 1815, a disparate group of Imperial territories, ultimately to be known as British North America, was acquired by conquest, established through settlement, and exploited ... More


The British Caribbean from Demobilization to Constitutional Decolonization

HOWARD JOHNSON

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Post-war demobilization is a useful starting-point for an examination of the process of decolonization, though the themes of this chapter also connect with those of colonial rule since the 19th ... More


India in the 1940s

Robin J. Moore

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 1940s, India crossed the bridge from colonialism to independence. The period has generally been rendered as a historic movement culminating in a climacteric, with its closing years as the ... More


Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Richard Symonds

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cecil Rhodes observed that, wherever he went in the Empire, he found Oxford men on top. This book examines how and why Oxford dominated Imperial policy and administration through its network of ... More


Migration from Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific

David Northrup

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

After the British Isles, the most important source of overseas emigrants within the nineteenth century British Empire was British India. In addition, substantial numbers of Africans, Chinese, and ... More


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