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Author Murphy, Philip, 1965- author

Title Monarchy and the end of empire : the House of Windsor, the British government, and the postwar Commonwealth / Philip Murphy
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary This title examines the relationship between the British government, the Palace, and the modern Commonwealth since 1945 and argues that the monarchy's relationship with the Commonwealth, which was initially promoted by the UK as a means of strengthening imperial ties, increasingly became an impediment to British foreign policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Windsor, House of.
Imperialism -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Decolonization -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.
Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth countries -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Commonwealth countries -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191746680 (ebook)