Download PDF by A. Kirk-Greene: Britain’s Imperial Administrators, 1858–1966

By A. Kirk-Greene

ISBN-10: 0230286321

ISBN-13: 9780230286320

ISBN-10: 0312225555

ISBN-13: 9780312225551

ISBN-10: 1349407240

ISBN-13: 9781349407248

Britain's recognized in a foreign country civil prone - the Colonial Administrative carrier, the Indian Civil carrier and the Sudan Political carrier - not exist as a huge and sought-after occupation for Britain's graduates. during this specific learn the background of every carrier is gifted in the framework of the necessity to administer an increasing empire. shut consciousness is paid to the tools of recruitment and coaching and to the socio-educational historical past of the in another country directors in addition to to the character in their paintings. the distinguished incumbents of presidency condo are revealingly tested. The impression of decolonisation on in another country officers and the types of 'second careers' which they took up are documented. This authoritative narrative background is enlivened via recourse to carrier lore and anecdotes.

Show description

Read or Download Britain’s Imperial Administrators, 1858–1966 PDF

Best industries books

New PDF release: Contention and Corporate Social Responsibility

This publication examines anti-corporate activism within the usa, together with research of anti-corporate demanding situations linked to social activities as different because the Civil Rights circulate and the Dolphin-Safe Tuna circulate. utilizing a distinct dataset of protest occasions within the usa, the booklet exhibits that anti-corporate activism is basically approximately company regulations, items, and negligence.

Get Glossary for the Food Industries PDF

This paintings is a definitive checklist of nutrition abbreviations, phrases, terminologies and acronyms compiled and edited by means of Wilbur A. Gould, Ph. D. , who has drawn from his final 50 years of energetic paintings within the foodstuff industries to collect the main entire record of nutrition phrases released in publication shape. This A-Z directory, that's double the dimensions of the former version, is a needs to reference for all nutrition processors, nutrition technologists, nutrition executives and revenues members.

Download e-book for iPad: The Enemy of Europe/The Enemy of Our Enemies by Francis Parker Yockey, Revilo P. Oliver

This sequel to Yockey's IMPERIUM indicates that each one wars are regarding politics and the purpose of politics is to procure energy. Who have been the 'real' winners and losers of the area Wars and who's the enemy of Europe? comprises Revilo P. Oliver's critique, The Enemy of Our Enemies.

Extra resources for Britain’s Imperial Administrators, 1858–1966

Example text

The occasions on which the 'old boy' network did manifest itself were for the most part in social gatherings, cutting across the civil service boundaries to include military officers from the garrison or cantonment, the few ex-public school commercial directors or agents (the 'box-wallahs', taipans, even 'counter-jumpers' of the East), and any other old boys, perhaps bankers or solicitors, who might be around. The Government of India's annual exodus to Simla was often the excuse for Old Boys' dinners - one which Dufferin graced with his viceregal presence was for Old Etonians, who sat down 16 to table.

Helena, occupied by the East India Company after the Dutch had abandoned it in 1651; and what were really no more than slave-trading stations along the West African Coast, like the Gambia and the Gold Coast. Aside from the New England States and the expanding commercial activity of the East India Company, further territorial expansion came about with the major European wars of the second half of the eighteenth century. The Treaty of Paris (1763) added to the British Empire the rest of Canada and more islands in the West Indies.

S In the future Dominions, there was now British Columbia and the Canadian Northwest; in the Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania and British New Guinea; and in Africa, Natal, Zululand, the Transkei, Rhodesia, Basutoland and Bechuanaland. As part of what was subsequently to be recognized as the Colonial Empire, Hong Kong, Fiji, Lagos An Empire to be Administered: the Metropolitan Organization 25 and much of the Gold Coast were ceded, and from Penang and Singapore Britain progressively extended its authority over the Malay peninsula, with the Straits Settlements separating from British India to become a Crown Colony in 1867.

Download PDF sample

Britain’s Imperial Administrators, 1858–1966 by A. Kirk-Greene

by Joseph

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 15 votes