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British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell

By W.P. Morrell Copyright 1966
    572 Pages
    by Routledge

    570 Pages
    by Routledge

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    First published in 1966. British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell (1930) examines British colonial administration during the administrations of Sir Robert Peel and Lord John Russell. In this period, 1815-41, new ideas were adopted and colonial policy was revolutionized. British attitudes towards colonization and Australia, New Zealand and North America underwent radical changes.

    1. British Colonial Policy, 1815-41: Principles and Tendencies Part 1. The Colonial Policy of the Peel Administration 2. Peel: Stanley: the Colonial Office 3. British Supremacy and Colonial Self-Government in North America 4. Systematic Colonization and Representative Government in Australia 5. The Conflict of Policies in New Zealand 6. Boers and Kaffirs in South Africa 7. Planters and Negroes in the Sugar Colonies 8. Colonial Preference and Free Trade Part 2. The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration 9. Lord Grey at the Colonial Office 10. The New Imperial Commercial Policy 11. Free Trade and the Sugar Colonies 12. Progress and Reaction in South Africa 13. New Zealand and Sir George Grey 14. Systematic Colonization in Australia 15. Lord Grey and Australian Self-Government 16. The Transportation Question 17. Lord Grey and the Colonization of North America 18. The Establishment of Responsible Government in the North American Colonies 19. Lord Grey and the Colonial Reformers 20. The Imperial Ideas of Lord Grey and his Place in Imperial History


    W.P. Morrell