The Britannic Vision: Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-48 by W. David McIntyreThe Britannic Vision: Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-48 by W. David McIntyre

The Britannic Vision: Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-48

byW. David McIntyre

Hardcover | April 22, 2009

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Shows the role of historians in making 'Dominion' status, which combined autonomy with unity and provided the peaceful route by which Canada, Australia and New Zealand gained their independence within the British Commmonwealth of Nations, while South Africa, the Irish Free State and India, also Dominions, chose to become republics.
W. DAVID MCINTYRE OBE, is a leading authority on the history of the Commonwealth, and author of over a dozen books, including Colonies into Commonwealth and A Guide to the Contemporary Commonwealth. He has also personally reported on Commonwealth Heads of Government and other Ministerial meetings for twenty years.
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Title:The Britannic Vision: Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-48Format:HardcoverDimensions:377 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.88 inPublished:April 22, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230227813

ISBN - 13:9780230227811

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations Preface List of Abbreviations PART I: HISTORIOGRAPHY Arthur Berriedale Keith Oscar D. Skelton Lionel Curtis Alfred Zimmern H. Duncan Hall Leo Amery Sidney Low Reginald Coupland Kenneth Wheare Keith Hancock Harry Hodson Nicholas Mansergh Patrick Gordon Walker J. Enoch Powell John Coatman Vincent Harlow Margery Perham Historians and Dominions PART II: TERMINOLOGY Britain, British, Britannic, British World British Subject Britishness Responsible Government Dominions Dominion Status Home Rule Commonwealth Imperial Conferences The Round Table Organic Union The Raj Imperial Preferences Imperial Defence 'Society of Peoples' PART III: CHRONOLOGY Federalism Frustrated Ambiguous Equality Optional Sovereignty Equality delayed - the Dominion of India Allegiance to the Crown Freely Associated Epilogue: Towards the Post Britannic Commonwealth Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

'With deft touch McIntyre brings alive the personalities involved in the process of formulating and implementing Dominion status...This valuable book is highly recommended...' - New Zealand International Review