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The great game, a plea for a British imperial policy

by Walter Millar Thorburn

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Published by Willing & Williamson in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imperial federation.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

    Statementby a British subject ; with an introduction by a Canadian.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 23992
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (45 fr.).
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18852062M
    ISBN 100665239920

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    The book examines ‘imperial emergency rule’ - it could in fact be termed a global history of imperial emergency rule - and connects together accounts of emergency that are often treated separately: colonial emergencies, the impact of these emergencies on the drafting of international legal instruments, and contemporary settler solstemcell.com: John Reynolds. As I point of clarification, I never said that the Catholic Church WAS or IS the New Roman Empire. The facts do suggest that the Vatican has been hijacked (like many other church and belief systems) and used as a tool to help create the New Imperial Roman Empire from the ashes of the old solstemcell.com: Preston James, Ph.D.

    Oct 24,  · Look at the wicked imperial mindset of the British Indian Army Chief –in a meeting in the wake of the invasion, when the situation had become alarming and was crying for immediate Indian response General Lockhart asked at the Defence Committee meeting, ‘Was Kashmir of vital importance to India?’ As in the Great Game period this. STRAITS British Policy towards the Ottoman Empire and the Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign Synopsis On 19 February the guns of the massed Anglo - French fleet off Cape Helles opened fire on targets on the European and Asiatic shores of the Ottoman Empire.


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