Empire Lost: Britain, the Dominions and the Second World War by Andrew Stewart

By Andrew Stewart

This interesting ebook explores British imperial harmony on the outbreak of the second one global conflict and the way this finally ended in its personal dissolution in post-war years. In September 1939, 4 of the 5 dominions took the choice to aid Neville Chamberlain's London-based executive and claim warfare on Nazi Germany. This used to be to be the final nice outpouring of British imperial team spirit. getting into the fray as 'self-autonomous' they comprehensive it as fledgling states whose long-held political, army, fiscal and cultural ties with the mum state have been now doubtful. the second one international conflict introduced army triumphs and catastrophes for the Imperial Coalition. extra importantly, it additionally introduced political know-how and a weakening of valuable energy. The conflict that defeated the Nazi Reich additionally helped ruin the traditionally permitted solidarity of the British Empire.

Using executive documents, deepest letters and diaries and modern media assets, this booklet examines the main issues affecting the connection among Britain and the Dominions through the moment international warfare, the Empire's final nice clash. It asks why this political and army coalition was once finally profitable in overcoming the problem of the Axis powers yet, within the approach, proved not able to maintain itself. even supposing those alterations have been inevitable the way of the evolution used to be occasionally painful, as Britain's wartime monetary decline left its political place uncovered in a altering post-war foreign procedure.

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