The Cambridge History of the British Empire, Volume 2

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John Holland Rose
CUP Archive, 1930 - Canada - 17 pages
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
The Agenda of Colonial conferences 9
11
CHAPTER II
17
Lord Granville and the New Zealand War
24
Granville as Colonial Secretary
31
West Africa and East Africa 18714
37
Carnarvon as Colonial Secretary
43
The Barbados unrest of 1876
48
the arbitration award
318
American interests in China the RussoJapanese War
326
British interests in Mexico
332
CHAPTER X
339
The old Liberal view
345
Philanthropic imperialism Shades of opinion
351
Recrimination after Jamesons Raid
357
Politics at Westminster during the Boer War
364

PAGE
53
Carnarvons manoeuvres in Parliament
54
Gladstones Midlothian campaign
60
Trade developments in West and East Africa
66
McKinnons project for East Africa
73
The Shipping Companies
79
The Church Missionary Society in West Africa
85
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86
the Livingstonia Central African Trading
91
INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY 18851895
95
Events leading to the RussoTurkish War
97
The Russians provoke the Second Afghan War
104
Bismarck and the Egyptian question
110
The appearance of a German colonial empire 18845
116
The second phase of the Afghan War
122
Parliament neither Jingoist nor Little Englander
128
Gladstone declares for confederation
134
Sir Charles Warrens expedition
141
PROBlEMS OF INDIAN SECURITY
145
The occupation and the Mahdist Revolt
151
Effects of trade depression on public opinion
158
Cautious movements in East Africa in the 1870s
165
The South Africa Company as a strategic factor Administration of South
172
Declining supremacy of the Imperial Parliament
178
Fiscal autonomy in the selfgoverning colonies
184
Emigration
191
The Suez Canal coaling stations
200
Increasing American competition
208
Trade with West Indies
214
the Fair Trade League
220
Salisburys imperial policy
226
IMPERIAL DEFENCE 18701897
234
The Imperial Defence Act 1888
240
Naval contributions from the colonies in the 1890s
246
The Hartington Commission
253
The diplomatic isolation of England Salisburys effort to regain German
255
Salisbury attempts to come to terms with France
261
The Heligoland agreement over East Africa
268
A rapprochement with France
274
Rosebery and the Triple Alliance
280
German criticism of Rosebery
288
The negotiation and reception of the Treaty
294
Export of capital
300
The American Tariff
302
The Venezuela boundary dispute President Cleveland and Lord Salisbury
304
A general Arbitration Treaty proposed
311
Selfgovernment extended in South Africa
370
South African politics 190914
377
British East Africa 18951914
385
Plans for development in the West Indies
393
DOMINION NATIONALISM AND THE EMERGENT COMMONWEALTH
397
Discussions of Imperial defence
403
Its constitution and procedure
409
A changed situation in 1902 Chamberlain and Laurier
415
The Liberals and the Conference of 1907
422
The Imperial Defence Conference 1909
429
The Imperial Conference becomes an institution
436
Chamberlains policies
443
the Conference of 1907
451
New products from the tropics
457
Railways and telegraphs 199
458
Treasury control
465
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468
Wireless telegraphy
475
Asiatic migration
481
British Trade still preeminent in 1914
487
Britains money on the wrong horse
494
The Italian defeat in Abyssinia and the Dongola expedition
501
Chamberlains initiative during Salisburys absence 1898
509
Britain Germany and Portugal 1898
515
The alliances in Europe draw apart
522
Rapprochement with France
530
CHAPTER XIV
538
The Algecjras Conference 1906
544
Attempts to regulate international action in principle
667
The Berlin Act and the Congo State
674
The right of occupation and administration
683
The Alabama case and its juridical consequences
689
British disputes with other countries put to arbitration
695
The Second Hague Conference 1907
702
CHAPTER XIX
711
Reform of the Civil Service 18479
717
Sir Henry Taylor R W Hay Sir James Stephen
722
Separation of the War Office
729
Closer relations between the Office and the Colonies
735
The arrangement of Departments
742
The Colonial Office building
749
The formation of a distinct Dominions Department 1907
755
Scientific and research committees
761
The exchange of information
767
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