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The British Empire

'Birthpangs of Commonwealth - The Five Dominions Assert Their Freedom'

BBC TV - Time-Life Books


1972
UK

Well illustrated with photo's, etc..


On the cover:
The flags of Britain's chief Dominions after 1921 - from the top:
Ireland
Australia
South Africa
New Zealand
Canada
... symbolise the unity and diversity of the Commonwealth (the minor and debt-ridden Dominion of Newfoundland reverted to a Crown Colony in 1933).


Contents:
Birthpangs of Commonwealth:
'While Britain's Dominions manoeuvre for increased say in their own affairs, Ireland fights a bloody war to free herself from Britain.'

Picture Essay: Civil War in Ireland:
'The 1921 Treaty between Britain and Ireland splits the Irish Free State into two warring factions'

Death Knell of the Old Empire:
'Britain agrees to confer on her Dominions the new status of Independent States with the Commonwealth of Nations'

Picture Essay: It's Not Cricket:
'The 'bodyline bowling' controversy erupts into a diplomatic crisis between Britain and Australia'

The Last Achievement:
'Commonwealth countries bury their differences in the Second World War'


Soft cover magazine - larger than foolscap
Fairly good preloved condition, some wear to cover/corners

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