The British Commonwealth And Empire

  • S. H Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The British Commonwealth of Nations consists of the United Kingdom, the Dominions (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Ceylon), the Colonies and Protectorates, and the Territories under Trusteeship. Ireland (Éire) is associated with the British Commonwealth.

Books on the British Commonwealth

  1. The Cambridge History of the British Empire. 8 vols. Cambridge, 1929–40.Google Scholar
  2. Barker (Ernest), The Ideas and Ideals of the British Empire. Cambridge, 1941.Google Scholar
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  5. Elton (Lord), Imperial Commonwealth. London, 1945.Google Scholar
  6. Grigg (Sir Edward), The British Commonwealth: Its Place in the Service of the World. London, 1943.Google Scholar
  7. Hailey (Lord), The Position of Colonies in a British Commonwealth of Nations. Oxford. 1941.—The Future of Colonial Peoples. London, 1943.—An African Survey. 2nd ed, Oxford, 1946.Google Scholar
  8. Hancock (W. K.), Survey of British Commonwealth Affairs. 2 vols. London, 1942.— Argument of Empire. London, 1943.Google Scholar
  9. Knaplund (Paul), The British Empire, 1815–1939. London, 1942.Google Scholar
  10. Leacock (Stephen), The British Empire: Its Structure, its Unity, its Strength. New York, 1940.Google Scholar
  11. Lewin (E.), Best Books on the British Empire: A Bibliographical Guide for Students. 2nd ed. London, 1944.Google Scholar
  12. Meek (C. K.), Land Law and Custom in the Colonies. Oxford, 1946.Google Scholar
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  14. Muir (R.), The British Empire: How it Grew and How it Works. London, 1940.Google Scholar
  15. Neuendorff (Gwen), Studies in the Evolution of Dominion Status. London, 1942.Google Scholar
  16. Newton (A. P.), A Hundred Tears of the British Empire. London, 1940.Google Scholar
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  18. Simnett (W. E.), The British Colonial Empire. London, 1942.Google Scholar
  19. Somervell (D. C.), The British Empire. London, 1930.Google Scholar
  20. Stokes (R.), New Imperial Ideals. London, 1930.Google Scholar
  21. Tangye (D.), One King: A Surrey of the Dominions and Colonies of the British Empire. London, 1944.Google Scholar
  22. Viton (Albert), Great Britain: An Empire in Transition. New York, 1940.Google Scholar
  23. Walker (E. A.), The British Empire: Its Structure and Spirit. Oxford and London, 1943.Google Scholar
  24. Wheare (K. C.), The Statute of Westminster and Dominion Status. 2nd ed. Oxford, 1942.Google Scholar
  25. Wight (M.), The Development of the Legislative Council, 1606–1945. London, 1946.Google Scholar
  26. Williamson (J. A.), A Notebook of Empire History. London, 1942.—A Short History of British Expansion. 2 vols. 3rd ed. London, 1943.—Great Britain and the Empire. London, 1945.Google Scholar
  27. Woodward (W.), A Short History of the Expansion of the British Empire, 1500–1930. London, 1931.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1948

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  • S. H Steinberg

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