1st Edition

The Commonwealth and Britain

By Dennis Austin Copyright 1988

    First Published in 1988, The Commonwealth and Britain reexamines the Commonwealth connection from the perspective of British interests and priorities and assesses the need for changes in British policy. It raises questions like: Is the Commonwealth an asset or a liability to Britain in terms of international influence and obligations? Has the South African issue now become the central focus for Commonwealth consultation and conflict, or are there broader, long-term issues for which the Commonwealth remains an appropriate forum? And how useful and important for Britain are the social, cultural, and economic links which the Commonwealth fosters? This book is a must read for scholars and researchers of British politics and British history.

    Acknowledgements Foreword 1. Observations 2. Metamorphosis 3. British Interests Appendices Notes Bibliography


    Dennis Austin