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Colonial policy of the British Empire

by Robert Montgomery Martin

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the author of "History of the British Colonies," &.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 36870, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 36870
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (52 fr.).
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24390675M
ISBN 100665368704

  A new collection of essays Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire explores the role of books in founding and dismantling The British empire. Written by Author: Isabel Hofmeyr. The creation and perpetuation of Hindu-Muslim antagonism was the most significant accomplishment of British imperial policy: the colonial project of "divide et impera" (divide and rule) fomented.

The Colonial Medical Service was the personnel section of the Colonial Service, employing the doctors who tended to the health of both the colonial staff and the local populations of the British Empire. Although the Service represented the pinnacle of an elite government agency, its reach in practice stretched far beyond the state, with the Cited by: 3. Focusing on British colonies in Africa, the book examines how their efforts to balance their budgets influenced their relationships with local political stakeholders as well as the imperial government. It finds that efforts to balance the budget shaped colonial public policy at every level, and that compromises made in the face of financial.

Although, the British Isles comprise only , square miles, at its peak, the British Empire covered million square miles, or nearly 25 percent of the world’s land area. The colonial area that we examine involved million square miles. Figure 1 .   The post Devonshire courses for district officers, primarily aimed at those destined for British colonial African service, illustrates the emphasis on language training. Language was a core part of the course, along with subjects like colonial history, economics, law, anthropology, agriculture and geography (Kirk-Greene, , pp. ).


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Beginning with the seventeenth-century plantation of Ulster and ending with decolonization after the Second World War, Robert Home reveals how the British Empire gave rise to many of the biggest cities in the world and how colonial policy and planning had a profound impact on the form and functioning of those by: Read the full-text online edition of British Colonial Policy, ().

of time embraced within the dates of and was filled with events of momentous importance in the history of the British Empire. These few years witnessed both a vast extension of the Empire, and also the organized beginnings of a movement tending toward. Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent is published by Verso (£25).

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In this Book. Additional Information. as well the economic ambitions and social and cultural needs of colonial peoples in all types of colonies.

They also represent a colonial order of social classes and racial divisions, together with the ways in which these were. Education in the Colonial Empire. London: Longmans, Green and Unwin,Almost a decade ago I reviewed Seppo Sivonen’s () book White‐Collar or Hoe Handle. African Education under British Colonial Policy –, in the International Journal of Educational Developm no.

1 (): One of my principal criticisms was Cited by: The desire of British capitalists to preserve and enlarge the British Empire remained one of the determining factors of Great Britain’s foreign policy.

This purpose was served by a naval-arms race and an increase in the army and the colonial bureaucracy. In my own book Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India I have demonstrated how most of the supposed “benefits” of British colonial rule in India came from initiatives brought into the country to facilitate colonial exploitation, perpetuate British control or enhance British profits, rather than to benefit Indians.

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