Imperial Endgame

Britain’s Dirty Wars and the End of Empire

  • Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    Pages 1-4
  3. Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    Pages 5-172
  4. Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    Pages 173-296
  5. Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    Pages 297-350
  6. Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    Pages 351-377
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 378-478

About this book


In this fresh and controversial account of Britain's end of empire, Grob-Fitzgibbon reveals that the British government developed a successful strategy of decolonization following the Second World War based on devolving power to indigenous peoples within the Commonwealth.


Churchill colonization Commonwealth decolonization history

Authors and affiliations

  • Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ArkansasUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-24873-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-30038-5
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