Between 1957 and 1964 the Conservative governments of Harold Macmillan and Sir Alec Douglas-Home presided over a short but key period in 20th-century British history. During this period the British Empire was transformed into a multi-racial Commonwealth. This title examines the end of the empire during its climactic phase and aims to provide a closer understanding of the dynamics involved in decolonization. Published in two parts, it contains 583 official documents and covers many aspects and areas of colonial disengagement together with the main strategic questions of continuing defence commitments in Aden, the Indian Ocean and Singapore.
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Book Description London: Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 2000., 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Hard cover book in good- condition. No dust jacket. Bump to head of spine. Book slightly rolled with some damage to spine to foot possible from pen being left between pages. Pencil notes, annotations and underlining to text in places. This is a very heavy book and would require substantial extra postage for overseas delivery. 4to. 811pp. Bookseller Inventory # 20510