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British Empire and the United States

William Archibald Dunning

British Empire and the United States

a review of their relations during the century of peace following the treaty of Ghent

by William Archibald Dunning

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Archibald Dunning. With an introduction by the Right Honourable Viscount Bryce, O.M., and a preface by Nicholas Murray Butler. New York, C. Scribner"s Sons, 1914.
    ContributionsBryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13527824M
    OCLC/WorldCa3060382

    In this provocative book, noted historian and commentator Jeremy Black shows how criticisms of the legacy of the British Empire are, in part, criticisms of the reality of American power today. He emphasizes the prominence of imperial rule in history and in the world today, and the selective way in which certain countries are castigated. Remaking the British Atlantic focuses on a crucial phase in the history of British-American relations: the first ten years of American Independence. These set the pattern for some years to come. On the one hand, there was to be no effective /5(10).

    The British Empire and the United States: A Review of Their Relations During the Century of Peace Following the Treaty of Ghent William Archibald Dunning Charles Scribner's Sons, - Great Britain - pages.   Before World War II it was stated fairly, “The sun never set on the British Empire.” For decades, this was true: the British colonial Empire touched all corners of the globe. After the War concluded, however, a worldwide process of decolonization commenced in which Britain granted independence to all of its major colonies, beginning notably in India.

    This caused the empire to decline more quickly. The British Raj included the whole of the Indian subcontinent. The independence of the two states of India and Pakistan in was the first and most important step in decolonisation. In the following decade, Britain also gave independence to most of the territories of the British Empire.   Shashi Tharoor’s compelling book Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India offers a modern update to Durant’s earlier pamphlet. The book originated from a speech Tharoor made at.


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