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A short history of British expansion

James Williamson

A short history of British expansion

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Commerce -- History.,
  • Colonial companies -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James A. Williamson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA16"W76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19682256M

    The Governor General and council was given authority to supervise the presidencies of Bombay and Madras and the presidencies were brought under the control of Governor General in the council of Bengal. But then I was drawn into the wider history of this extraordinary enterprise. It told its staff that henceforth they were to describe the disturbances not as "British" but as "English". Anything which makes the history of England available and intelligible to all is A Good Thing. Indian troops fought in Burma, North Africa, Italy, and elsewhere.

    At its peak in the 19th century, the British Empire covered over one-fourth of the surface of the earth. Britain again remained mostly inactive in Continental politics. The president of the board of control became the minister of India and the board of control was given the power to supervise Indian affairs on behalf of the crown. The most important development to be recorded is the deprival of the monopoly of trade and commerce of the British East India Company and throwing open the trade of India to all the British citizens. The creation, after the American Revolution, of a new and raster Empire, and its developmentinto the largest,most complex, and, in some respectsat least, the most significant imperial structure that the world hasknown, weredisposedof in little more than a quarter of the whole work of pages.

    In the s, the United Kingdom became less of a dominant world power. It was well understood that a collapse of that country would set off a scramble for its territory and possibly plunge Britain into war. In Lesotho became a British protectorate. Broadly the structure of the judicial system is divided as follows: in civil cases Sadar Diwani Adalat followed by provincial courts followed by district courts presided over by a district magistrate from civil service was introduced.


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