Imperial defence and trade by F. A. Kirkpatrick

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Published by Royal Colonial Institute in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Commonwealth,
  • Commercial policy,
  • Colonies,
  • Defenses

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SeriesRoyal Colonial Institute Monographs
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 107 p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25400360M

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Excerpt from Imperial Defence and Trade This question is far too large for separate treatment. But it is partly involved in the discussion of Question 3, and thus pervades the whole essay incidentally.

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This work, co-written with Spenser Wilkinson (–), a journalist and military historian, together with Dilke's earlier work, Problems of Greater Britain, led to the founding of a parliamentary committee on imperial defence. The book argues that, while hoping to avert war by diplomacy, the Government has a duty to maintain a naval.

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The Role of Religion and the Idea of Imperial Defence This chapter examines Imperial defence and trade book Imperial defence of the British Empire.

It is specifically devoted to the defence of the Empire before the Second World War and the revolution in technology that occurred during and after the war.

The Committee for Imperial defence, if not able to create an Imperial general staff, was able to co-ordinate preparatory work and to ensure standardization of equipment and Author: ANTHONY CLAYTON. Safeguarding a global Empire posed British governments with intractable problems and agonizing choices throughout the nineteenth century.

In addition to balancing the often-conflicting demands of home defence, protecting scattered colonies against external aggression and internal lawlessness, and ensuring the security of interconnecting routes and communications, policy-makers had to decide.

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Imperial defence and trade. London, Royal Colonial Institute, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: F A Kirkpatrick. Empires are gained by force and need to be maintained by force, and it was ever so true with the British Empire.

The term ‘Imperial defence’ gained a specific meaning in the last decades of the 19th century when it came to be applied to an integrated system of defence for the home islands, the overseas territories whether formally or informally held, and the commercial and strategic links.

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Imperial Defence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The liberal Radical MP Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke ( ) campaigned 3/5(2).

The Committee of Imperial Defence was an important ad hoc part of the Government of the United Kingdom and the British Empire from just after the Second Boer War until the start of the Second World War.

It was responsible for research, and some co-ordination, on issues of military strategy. This work, co-written with Spenser Wilkinson (), a journalist and military historian, together with Dilke's earlier work, Problems of Greater Britain, led to the founding of a parliamentary committee on imperial defence.

The book argues that, while hoping to avert war by diplomacy, the Government has a duty to maintain a naval and Author: Charles Wentworth Dilke. In particular, it considers how steam propulsion made vessels utterly dependent on a particular resource – coal – and its distribution around the world.

In doing so, it shows that the ‘coal question’ was central to imperial defence and the protection of trade, requiring the. The long-standing need to explode the myth of "imperial defense" is at last answered by Dr.

Preston's important reinterpretation of the evolution of British Empire and Commonwealth defense co-operation. The author's use of primary sources in the dominions for information regarding individual Pages: The History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Committee of Imperial Defence (abbreviated to History of the Great War or British Official History) is a series of volumes, concerning the war effort of the British state during the First World was produced by the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence from to ; after Country: Britain.

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The need for defence if you are to have great trade. The economic development of India, the building up of a great industrial community on the basis of the present purely agricultural India, is an essential element in Imperial Defence, and no considerations of the selfish interest of the English export trade can be allowed to.

The first comprehensive account of the cultural and racial origins of the imperial security partnership between Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Drawing on research from every corner of the globe, John C. Mitcham merges studies of diplomacy, defense strategy, and politics with a wider analysis of society and popular culture, and in doing so, poses important questions.

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