First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Making Impirial Economic Policy 1. Patterns of Trade, Migration and Capital Movements 2. The Imperial Vision: Dream and Action in the Nineteen-Twenties 3. Ottawa and After: British Protectionism and the Empire after the Nineteen-thirties 4. Indian Tarriffs, Cottons, and Japanese Competition, 1919-1939 Part 2: Documents on Impirial Economic Policy 1. The United Kingdom Government Commits itself to Imperial Preference and Empire Settlement at the first Imperial War Cabinet, 1917 2. The Cabinet Committee on the Trade Relations of the United Kingdom with the Empire Broods upon a System of Imperial Preference, 1918 3. The Government Emigration Committee Transmits L.S. Amery's Memorandum on Empire Settlement, 1919 4. Members of the Government Discuss Enemployment and the State of Trade, 1920 5. The Cabinet Unemployment Committe Urges the Subsidization of Emigrants, 1920 6. The British Government Warns Certain Dominions that they will be Asked to Contribute to Migration Schemes, 1920 7. A Cabinet Decision, 1920 8. The United Kingdom asks the Dominions to Help with Empire Settlement, 1920 9. The Empire Settlement Act of 1922 10. Lord Milner's Tariff Advisory Committee Reports, 1923 11. Lord Arnold Urges the Labour Government to Eschew Imperial Preference, 1924 12. Colonial Development Act, 1929 13. The Prime Minister of Canada Explains his Strategy with Respect to Imperial Preference 14. J.H. Thomas Begs his Cabinet Colleagues to Take Some Decisions and Make Some Concessions to the Dominions at the 1930 Imperial Conference 15. South Africa's Pessimism with Respect to British Tariff Policy, 1930 16. The Permanent Under-Secretary in the Dominions Office Explains British Tactics to the British High Commissioner in Ottawa, 1931 17. Sir William Clark Reports a Telephone Conversation with the Prime Minister of Canada, 1932 18. The British Government Tells the Dominions to Speed Their Ottawa Preparations and to Make Reasonable Requests and Concessions, 1932 19. A Further Conversation Between Sir William Clark and R.B. Bennett, 1932 20. The Australian Prime Minister Suggests that Australia and Canada Coordinate their Schemes, 1932 21. The Agenda for the Ottawa Conference, 1932 22. The Committee of Officials Reminds the British Government that it Must Decide Many Things Before the Ottawa Conference, 1932 23. The Canadian Prime Minister Expresses his Displeasure with the Aid which the Canadian Manufacturer's Association has Given Him, 1932 24. The State of the Conference: 'Appreciation' Sent to London, 1932 25. Frederick Field Reports on the Proceedings at the Ottawa Conference, 1932 26. R.B. Bennett and Strategy at the Ottawa Conference: Advice and Assumptions, 1932 27. R.B. Bennett and the Proceedings at Ottawa, 1932 28. The Ottawa Agreements with the Principal Dominions and with India, 1932 29. An Anglo-New Zealand Custions Union? 1933 30. An Economic General Staff for the Empire? 1932-33 31. J.H. Thomas Warns Ramsey MacDonald about the Tendencies in British Agricultural Policy, 1934 32. J.H. Thomas and Walter Elliot Discuss Levy-Subsidies, 1934 33. Robert Menzies Writes to Richard Casey about the Anglo-Australia Meat Talks of 1935 34. A Senior Dominions Office Official Writes Informally to the British High Commissioner in Australia, Explaining the Meat Talks, 1936 35. The Cabinet Committee on Trade and Agriculture Discuss the Dominions and Trade Policy, 1936 36. A Civil Servant's Parody of the Ottawa Negotiations, 1932.