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The Cambridge History of the British Empire. Volume III: the Empire-Commonwealth 1870-1919
The Cambridge History of the British Empire. Volume III: the Empire-Commonwealth 1870-1919
By E. A. Benians, Sir James Butler and C. E. Carrington
Cambridge University Press, 1959, 948 pp

This authoritative third volume, covering the years 1870-1919, completes the series of general histories of British overseas expansion and imperial policy. The five other volumes in the series deal with the principal Commonwealth countries.