Britain and Her Colonies

Harris, J. T.
October 1943
New Republic;10/4/43, Vol. 109 Issue 14, p444
Focuses on the policy adopted by the British House of Commons regarding the colonies of British Empire. Willingness of the government to advance social and economic measures for the improvement of colonial life; Possibility that Great Britain would sanction the formation of international commissions for certain areas in which countries possessing colonies would be represented; Reluctance of Great Britain to worldwide internationalization of colonies if the present government can help it; Political system in British dominions which are independent states in all but name; Status of the Irish Free State which regards itself as a European small nation isolated equally from the continent and Great Britain and is neutral in the World War II; Information that in all the dominions, industry has developed tremendously under the stimulus of war; Facts regarding the future of the British colonies in Asia.


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