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Revival: A Short History of British Colonial Policy (1922)

1st Edition

By Hugh Edward Egerton

Routledge

562 pages

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Description

This volume discusses a short history of British Colonial policy. With all its faults the book represents much reading and some thought. In writing what is, to some extent, a history of opinion, it has been impossible altogether to suppress my own individual opinions. I trust, however that I have not seemed to attach importance to them. In dealing with the later periods, I remembered Sir Walter Raleigh's remark on the fate which awaits the treatment of contemporary history; but obscurity may claim its compensations, and atleast I am not conscious of having written under the bias of personal or party prejudice.

Table of Contents

A List of dates Bearing upon Colonial Policy Introductory Book I The Period of Beginnings Chapter I Chapter II Chapter III Book II The Period of Trade Ascendency ChapterI Chapter II Chapter III Chapter IV Chapter V Chapter VI Chapter VII Chapter VIII Chapter IX Chapter X Book III The Period of Systematic Colonization and of The Granting of Responsible Government Chapter I Chpater II Chapter III Book IV Chapter I Chapter II Chapter III Book V The Period of Greater Britain Chapter I Appendix A Bibliography Appendix B On Colonial Administration Index

About the Author

Hugh Edward Egerton (1855-1927) was a British barrister and colonial historian. He was appointed private secretary to Edward Stanhope in 1885. His employer's promotion to Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1886 sparked a lifelong interest in colonial policy, which led to his becoming Professor of Colonial History at the University of Oxford in 1905.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL045000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism