Capsule Review January 1937 Issue Great Britain, Empire and Commonwealth, 1886-1935 by J. A. SpenderReviewed by Foreign AffairsAbout the Author: My FA Anthologies Read more by Foreign Affairs In This Review Great Britain, Empire and Commonwealth, 1886-1935 By J. A. Spender Cassell, 1936 932 pp. $10.00 Purchase Facebook Twitter Email My FA Saved Articles Print The former editor of the Westminster Gazette chronicles a half century of British history. The thread of the story is the decay of liberalism.