2 edition of colonial empire and its civil service found in the catalog.
colonial empire and its civil service
Jeffries, Charles Joseph Sir
|Statement||by Charles Jeffries. With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Harlech.|
|LC Classifications||JV1076 .J4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 259 p.|
|Number of Pages||259|
|LC Control Number||39000856|
The North’s Colonial Empire. By Joseph R. Stromberg on and Unmaking of an American Myth Richard Gamble A history of the "city on a hill" metaphor from its Puritan beginnings to its role in American "civil religion" today. (The book is signed by Livingston who wrote the "Introduction" and contributed an essay). The conflict spanned some 13 years, stretched the late-stage empire to its resource and ethical breaking point, and ultimately toppled the Portuguese "New State” itself. For the Portuguese, empire came home in a decidedly non-metaphorical sense. As the poorest and least liberal member of NATO, by the early s its debt-ridden, stagnant.
The Kingdom of Irish Colonial Empire is a tiny, efficient nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, compulsory military service, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, devout population of 9 million Irish Colonial Empireans enjoy frequent elections, which are uniformly corrupted by big-spending. While the need for a history of liberalism that goes beyond its conventional European limits is well recognized, the agrarian backwaters of the British Empire might seem an unlikely place to start. Yet specifically liberal preoccupations with property and freedom evolved as central to agrarian policy and politics in colonial Bengal.
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