The Cambridge History of the British Empire, Volume 2

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John Holland Rose, Arthur Percival Newton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Henry Dodwell
CUP Archive, 1929 - Canada - 17 pages

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Contents

CHAPTER I
3
India a political unit of another character
14
A sense of responsibility restrained by economy
22
Annexation of Fiji approved
33
Colonial tariff policies and British Free Trade principles
39
Annexation of Fiji completed
46
British Residents established in the Malay States
52
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53
Philanthropic imperialism Shades of opinion
351
Recrimination after Jamesons Raid
357
39
364
legal business of the Office
365
Selfgovernment extended in South Africa
370
South African politics 190914
377
42
379
British East Africa 18951914
385

17
77
19
88
INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY 18851895
95
The Treaty of San Stefano
97
26
102
The Russians provoke the Second Afghan War
104
British occupation of Egypt
110
Bismarcks use of the colonial question in diplomacy
116
29
118
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
The Matabele War Swaziland
174
CHAPTER VI
181
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185
Britains supremacy in the 1860s and her new competitors
191
The Suez Canal coaling stations
200
32
208
Trade with West Indies
214
33
217
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
37
280
German criticism of Rosebery
288
The negotiation and reception of the Treaty
294
Export of capital
300
The American Tariff
301
The Venezuela boundary dispute President Cleveland and Lord Salisbury
304
A general Arbitration Treaty proposed
311
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
Plans for development in the West Indies
393
Cocoa palmoil The Colonial Office preserves peasant economy 468
394
DOMINION NATIONALISM AND THE EMERGENT COMMONWEALTH
397
43
402
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
Relations with the Treasury and the War Office
423
The Imperial Defence Conference 1909
429
44
432
The Imperial Conference becomes an institution
436
Chamberlains policies
443
the Conference of 1907
451
New products from the tropics
457
Railways and telegraphs
458
The Imperial Department of Agriculture
461
Treasury control
465
Cables and cable stations
473
Asiatic migration
481
Statistics of capital exports
488
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
Public hostility to Germany
530
The Middle East Division 1921
534
CHAPTER XIV
538
The Algeširas Conference 1906
545
Secretaries and permanent officials in the twentieth century
632
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
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722
908
825
THE OPENING OF TROPICAL AFRICA 18701885
850
CHAPTER IV
879
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