The British Empire

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


The various sections of the British Empire are arranged under the divisions of the world to which they belong:—1, Europe; 2, Asia; 3, Africa; 4, America; 5, Australasia and Oceania. In each continent, the sovereign and independent nations, associated in the British Empire, head the list, followed by the Colonies and Protectorates in alphabetical order.


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Books of Reference

Books on the British Commonwealth

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1947

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