the cambridge history of the british empire, Volume 4

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CUP Archive, 1929 - Great Britain - 683 pages

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1
Dual character of the Empire by 1870
11
Plans for the Uganda Railway Collapse of the East Africa Company
16
CHAPTER II
17
Annexation of Fiji approved
33
Colonial tariff policies and British Free Trade principles
39
British and French adjustments in West Africa
46
PAGE
53
Treasury control
465
Cocoa palmoil The Colonial Office preserves peasant economy
468
133
471
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

17
77
The negotiations for an Isthmian Canal the HayPauncefote Treaty
84
19
88
INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY 18851895
95
The Treaty of San Stefano
97
26
102
The Russians provoke the Second Afghan
104
III
111
29
118
CHAPTER V
127
SOUTH AFRICAN PROBLEMS IN BRITISH POLITICS 18805
133
AUSTRALASIAN QUESTIONS
142
CHAPTER VI
181
PAGE
185
The cost of empire
187
Export of capital
195
The Suez Canal coaling stations
200
32
208
Trade with West Indies
214
34
217
the Fair Trade League
220
Salisburys imperial policy
226
A new defence policy for seaborne trade and coaling stations
232
The Barbados unrest of 1876
236
The Imperial Defence Act 1888
240
Naval contributions from the colonies in the 1890s
246
The Army under Lord Wolseley
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
The American Tariff
301
South African politics 190914
339
Emotional background of the new Imperialism
354
39
364
42
379
Protectorates under the Foreign Office
386
British West Africa 18951914
392
DOMINION NATIONALISM AND THE EMERGENT COMMONWEALTH
397
43
402
Discussions of Imperial defence
403
Plans for further conferences
410
The Liberals and the Conference of 1907
419
Procedure The Constitutional resolutions of 1907
426
The Imperial Conference becomes an institution
433
The ratio of imperial to other trade in the 1890s
440
44
442
Laurier and the Conference of 1897
446
Federation or dominion autonomy
453
Preferential agreements within the Empire
459
Chamberlains initiative during Salisburys absence 1898
509
Britain Germany and Portugal 1898
515
The alliances in Europe draw apart
522
Rapprochement with France
530
Plans for development in the West Indies
534
CHAPTER XIV
538
The Algeširas Conference 1906
545
The AngloRussian agreement and its effects
549
German policy in the Balkans and in Morocco
555
Indecisive measures of Sir E Grey
561
War Office reforms 19034
567
The Committee of Imperial Defence
573
The Dreadnought 19045
579
The demand for an Australian Navy
585
Military conversations with France and Belgium
592
British naval strength 190914 J S Corbetts comment
598
The degree of preparedness discussed
604
CHAPTER XVI
605
Operations in the Pacific and Indian Oceans
611
FOUR COLONIAL CAMPAIGNS IN AFRICA
617
WAR POLICY AND ORGANISATION
628
Manpower and Conscription
634
DESTRUCTION OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE
640
Attempts to regulate international action in principle
667
International labour legislation
675
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
Carnarvons manœuvres
744
The Colonial Office building
749
The formation of a distinct Dominions Department 1907
755
Scientific and research committees
761
The exchange of information
767
The Imperial War Cabinet summoned November 1918
795
Bartle Freres mission
819
CHAPTER III
836
THE OPENING OF TROPICAL AFRICA 18701885
850
PAGE
858
145
863
Communications in Africa the earliest railways
879
79
891
86
909
The Dominions as members of the League
923
92
924
INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN THE COLONIAL
941
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