The Cambridge History of the British Empire, Volume 2

Front Cover
John Holland Rose
CUP Archive, 1929 - Commonwealth countries
 

Contents

CHAPTER I
9
the dual mandate
14
Withdrawal of garrisons from the colonies
22
Lord Kimberley as Colonial Secretary
33
West Africa and East Africa 18714
39
British and French adjustments in West Africa
46
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53
THE OPENING OF TROPICAL AFRICA 18701885
65
39
364
Milners reconstruction
367
Chinese slavery the Liberal victory
373
42
379
The representative principle in India the West Indies Ceylon
386
British West Africa 18951914
392
Cocoa palmoil The Colonial Office preserves peasant economy 468
394
DOMINION NATIONALISM AND THE EMERGENT COMMONWEALTH
397

British Residents established in the Malay States
77
The Shipping Companies
79
The United States matures as a Great Power
84
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
Cautious movements in East Africa in the 1870s
165
The South Africa Company as a strategic factor Administration of South
172
Declining supremacy of the Imperial Parliament
178
Fiscal autonomy in the selfgoverning colonies
184
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185
Emigration
191
Railways and telegraphs
199
The Suez Canal coaling stations
200
32
208
Trade with West Indies
214
33
217
the Fair Trade League
220
Salisburys imperial policy
226
A new defence policy for seaborne trade and coaling stations
232
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
CHAPTER X
339
SOUTH AFRICA
354
43
402
Discussions of Imperial defence
403
Plans for further conferences
410
Chamberlains tariff schemes again rejected
419
Procedure The Constitutional resolutions of 1907
426
44
432
Closer cooperation foreign policy discussed
433
The ratio of imperial to other trade in the 1890s
440
Laurier and the Conference of 1897
446
Plans for development in the West Indies
449
Studying the economic resources of the Empire
455
The Imperial Department of Agriculture
461
Treasury control
465
Cables and cable stations
473
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
Chamberlains initiative during Salisburys absence 1898
509
Britain Germany and Portugal 1898
515
The alliances in Europe draw apart
522
Rapprochement with France
530
CHAPTER XIV
538
The Algeširas Conference 1906
545
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
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
The Colonial Office building
749
The formation of a distinct Dominions Department 1907
755
Scientific and research committees
761
Events leading to the RussoTurkish
766
The exchange of information
767
374
909
379
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