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By Denis Judd, Recorded Books

This path will learn the improvement of the British Empire from the demise of Queen Victoria in 1901, through its maximum territorial quantity in 1919 to its eventual decline and lead to the years after international conflict II, and its ultimate transformation into the Commonwealth of self sufficient nations.

We shall study the fabric merits that the Empire dropped at Britain, and likewise scrutinize the burdens and anxieties that it imposed. it is very important discover what a unprecedented, complicated, and enormous association the British Empire used to be. One area of the human race lived inside its borders and it coated concerning the related quantity of the globe.

We shall continue chronologically, but additionally glance heavily at specific topics and interactions. no longer each unit during this large worldwide association should be assessed, yet we'll search to discover the elemental old truths total approximately what occurred and why.

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