Covers both the expansion and the decline of the British Empire and the reasons behind this sudden eclipse in power.
Table of Contents
Preface to the second edition.
List of maps.
Part One, 1870-1901. Framework of events. Prologue.
Part Two, 1901-1931. Framework of events.
Part Three, 1931-1956. Framework of events.
Part Four, 1956-1975. Framework of events.
Part Five, 1976-1992. Framework of events.
Compendium of information.
'A concise, balanced account of the past hundred years of British history, and as such bids fair to become a standard work.'
Times Higher Educational Supplement