Losing the Blanket: Australia and the End of Britain's Empire
An account of British decolonization and its aftermath. It discusses its implications for Australian policies in the key areas of defence in Southeast Asia, the politics of the Commonwealth, the European Union, Australia's own colonial policy and the bilateral relationship with Britain itself.
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British islands Australian ambitions
Australia discovers Africa
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