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9780405045936, titled "The Memoirs of Sir Ronald Storrs" | Ayer Co Pub, October 1, 1972, cover price $41.95 | also contains The Memoirs of Sir Ronald Storrs | About this edition: This is a new release of the original 1937 edition.

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9781593276379 | No Starch Pr, September 25, 2015, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Gertrude Bell was a commanding figure: scholar, linguist, archaeologist, traveler and 'orientalist'. A remarkable woman in male-dominated Edwardian society, she shunned convention by eschewing marriage and family for an academic career and extensive traveling...read more

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9781850434153 | Tauris Academic Studies, March 3, 2006, cover price $55.00

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9781780766812 | New edition (I B Tauris & Co Ltd, February 27, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gertrude Bell was a commanding figure: scholar, linguist, archaeologist, traveler and 'orientalist'.

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Product Description: In the long history of the British Empire there are few stories as singular as that of Margery Perham. From the moment she first set foot on African soil in 1921, to her death over sixty years later, Perham was focused on the ways and means of Britain's administration of its African domains...read more

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9781848854901 | Tauris Academic Studies, February 15, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: In the long history of the British Empire there are few stories as singular as that of Margery Perham.

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Product Description: Charles Innes Meek’s account of his twenty years in Tanganyika – now Tanzania – goes to the heart of British colonial rule at the end of empire. Arriving in the former German colony during the dark days of World War II, Meek describes the challenges of living in a remote colony in war-time and of life among a remarkable cast of frontier characters and colleagues...read more
By Innes Meek (editor)

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9781848858336 | Radcliffe Pr, August 15, 2011, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Charles Innes Meek’s account of his twenty years in Tanganyika – now Tanzania – goes to the heart of British colonial rule at the end of empire.

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Product Description: Britain's often rather ad hoc approach to colonial expansion in the nineteenth century resulted in a variety of imaginative solutions designed to exert control over an increasingly diverse number of territories. One such instrument of government was the political officer...read more

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9780754668381 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 1, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Britain's often rather ad hoc approach to colonial expansion in the nineteenth century resulted in a variety of imaginative solutions designed to exert control over an increasingly diverse number of territories.

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Product Description: Colonial civil servant, Confucian scholar, and collector of Chinese art, Sir James Stewart Lockhart spent more than forty years in Hong Kong and Weihaiwei ― the former British leased territory in northern China. His career reflects tension and upheaval in the emerging colony of Hong Kong and in a China rapidly giving way to civil war...read more

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9789888028924 | Hong Kong Univ Pr, March 15, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Colonial civil servant, Confucian scholar, and collector of Chinese art, Sir James Stewart Lockhart spent more than forty years in Hong Kong and Weihaiwei ― the former British leased territory in northern China.

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Product Description: William Tryon's role in the affairs of British America during the last years of the empire, and his inability to stem the collapse of that empire, makes for a fascinating story. Royal governor of North Carolina from 1765 to 1771 and then of New York from 1771 to 1780, Tryon became a general in the British army attempting to quell the American rebellion...read more

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9780807819173 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: William Tryon's role in the affairs of British America during the last years of the empire, and his inability to stem the collapse of that empire, makes for a fascinating story.

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9780807865729 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 27, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: William Tryon's role in the affairs of British America during the last years of the empire, and his inability to stem the collapse of that empire, makes for a fascinating story.

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Product Description: This volume uses a series of portraits of 'imperial lives' in order to rethink the history of the British Empire in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It tells the stories of men and women who dwelt for extended periods in one colonial space before moving on to dwell in others, developing 'imperial careers'...read more
By David Lambert (editor) and Alan Lester (editor)

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9780521847704 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2006, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This volume uses a series of portraits of 'imperial lives' in order to rethink the history of the British Empire in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Product Description: Britain's Moment in the Middle East: was it an imperial triumph or a decisive staging post in the end-of-empire story?  Sir Percy Cox (1864-1937) was a vital figure in the history of the British Empire in the Middle East, part of the pantheon with such legends as T...read more

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9781848851344 | Tauris Academic Studies, May 15, 2010, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Britain's Moment in the Middle East: was it an imperial triumph or a decisive staging post in the end-of-empire story?

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Product Description: This book deals with the last days of the British Empire in Palestine, December 1947 -- May 1948. The study based on the diary of the last Chief Secretary of the Mandate Government, Sir Henry Gurney. In many ways, Palestine of 1948 was a microcosm of the British Empire on the eve of its disappearance from the international arena...read more

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9780230209862 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 15, 2009, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book deals with the last days of the British Empire in Palestine, December 1947 -- May 1948.

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Product Description: Within three decades of the end of the Second World War, the once mighty British Empire had been dismantled leaving only a few residual spots of red on the world map. This was the age of de-colonization and Independence. Trespassers Forgiven offers a personal glimpse into the history of British Honduras (Belize) at this crucial period in British history...read more

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9781845117801 | 1 edition (Tauris Academic Studies, March 15, 2009), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Within three decades of the end of the Second World War, the once mighty British Empire had been dismantled leaving only a few residual spots of red on the world map.

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Product Description: The Memoirs Of Sir Ronald Storrs. PREFACE: THIS has not been been an easy book to write. My books and papers were destroyed by fire with the rest of my property in 1931, so that of material, consciously prepared or preserved as such, I have none...read more

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9781443725491 | Read Books, November 30, 2008, cover price $47.99 | About this edition: The Memoirs Of Sir Ronald Storrs.
9781436695862 | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2008, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780404563370, titled "Memoirs of Sir Ronald Storrs" | Reprint edition (Ams Pr Inc, December 1, 1977), cover price $54.45 | About this edition: This is a new release of the original 1937 edition.
9780405045936 | Ayer Co Pub, October 1, 1972, cover price $41.95 | also contains Teach Your Kids Java: A Playful Introduction to Programming | About this edition: This is a new release of the original 1937 edition.

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9781432570552 | Kessinger Pub Co, March 28, 2007, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Sir George Grey, governor of New Zealand, South Australia, and the Cape Colony, was an outstanding British colonial statesman in the 19th century. Brilliant and inscrutable, Grey, who was in contact with key Victorians from Darwin to Whately throughout his life, played a central role in overseeing the development of British colonies into politically autonomous entities...read more

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9781877372216 | Paul & Co Pub Consortium, February 28, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Sir George Grey, governor of New Zealand, South Australia, and the Cape Colony, was an outstanding British colonial statesman in the 19th century.

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Product Description: When asked to choose the most difficult public figure of his era to capture, the noted political cartoonist Sir Francis Carruthers Gould replied: "Milner. You cannot caricature character." "Forgotten Patriot" is the story of one man's dedication to duty, principles, and the British Empire...read more

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9780838641217 | 1 edition (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, January 31, 2007), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: When asked to choose the most difficult public figure of his era to capture, the noted political cartoonist Sir Francis Carruthers Gould replied: "Milner.

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Product Description: Edward Eyre, a mid 19th-century explorer, colonial administrator and colonial governor, is remembered in Australia as the enlightened defender of Aboriginal rights. In England and the Caribbean, he is the reviled 'butcher of Jamaica'...read more

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9781877372070 | Paul & Co Pub Consortium, October 30, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Edward Eyre, a mid 19th-century explorer, colonial administrator and colonial governor, is remembered in Australia as the enlightened defender of Aboriginal rights.

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Product Description: This “richly textured biography” (Chicago Tribune) inspired the mesmerizing documentary, Letters from Baghdad, coming soon to theaters. Here is the story of Gertrude Bell, who explored, mapped, and excavated the Arab world throughout the early twentieth century...read more

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9781400096190 | Anchor Books, July 12, 2005, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: This “richly textured biography” (Chicago Tribune) inspired the mesmerizing documentary, Letters from Baghdad, coming soon to theaters.

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Product Description: In 1901, Charles Griffin joined the Colonial Service as one of its first recruits and embarked on a journey to Africa with his young wife Aileen. They had begun a lifetime of travels, which would be shared and extended by their children, Alice and John, and their grandchildren...read more

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9781850439431 | Tauris Academic Studies, July 8, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In 1901, Charles Griffin joined the Colonial Service as one of its first recruits and embarked on a journey to Africa with his young wife Aileen.

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Product Description: This biography of soldier, statesman, and journalist Oliver Risdale Baldwin, second Earl Baldwin, examines Baldwin's life from his privileged days at Eton as the son of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin to his dangerous assignment as correspondent for the Daily Mail covering the Spanish Civil War...read more

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9781900850865 | Arcadia Books Ltd, June 1, 2004, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This biography of soldier, statesman, and journalist Oliver Risdale Baldwin, second Earl Baldwin, examines Baldwin's life from his privileged days at Eton as the son of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin to his dangerous assignment as correspondent for the Daily Mail covering the Spanish Civil War.

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9781560729396 | Nova Science Pub Inc, June 1, 2003, cover price $39.00

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Product Description: This is a moving and important memoir of a district officer in Northern Rhodesia, from his arrival in the territory in 1944 and through the momentous period leading to Zambian independence. It includes a spell as Kenneth Kaunda's 'gaoler' during which a personal friendship grew up and flourished, and ends with an appointment to the President's Office in post-independence Zambia...read more

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9781860648625 | Tauris Academic Studies, March 19, 2003, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This is a moving and important memoir of a district officer in Northern Rhodesia, from his arrival in the territory in 1944 and through the momentous period leading to Zambian independence.

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Product Description: In this vivid memoir, Harry Mitchell gives a vivid account of the British Colonial administration in Sierra Leone in the twilight of empire. Covering such topics as civil war, United Nations occupation, and British control of the diamond trade, Mitchell covers a comprehensive recent history of a country in chaos...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781860648175 | Tauris Academic Studies, October 4, 2002, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In this vivid memoir, Harry Mitchell gives a vivid account of the British Colonial administration in Sierra Leone in the twilight of empire.

William Malcolm Hailey (1872-1969) was by common consent the most distinguished member of the Indian Civil Service in the twentieth century, and one of the few raised to the peerage (1936). Going out to India in 1894, he served as the first chief commissioner of Delhi (1912-18), as Finance and then Home Member of the Viceroy's Council (1919-24), and then as Governor of the Punjab (1924-28) and the United Provinces (1928-34). As advisor to five viceroys, he was one of the most intelligent developers of the British strategy in response to the challenge of Gandhi and the Indian National Congress. After leaving India he had what amounted to a second career in relation to Africa, during which he directed two editions of the African Survey (1938, 1956), wrote two important reports on British colonial administration, and served as an advisor to the Colonial Office. This is the first book-length study of Hailey's career. Its larger theme, in which the man himself played a truly amazing number of central roles, is the theme of colonialism-nationalism-decolonization: spanning more than half a century on two continents. John W. Cell, Professor of History at Duke University, has written three books in the fields of history of the British Empire-Commonwealth and comparative relations. (view table of contents)

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9780521411073 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: William Malcolm Hailey (1872-1969) was by common consent the most distinguished member of the Indian Civil Service in the twentieth century, and one of the few raised to the peerage (1936).

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9780521521178 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $54.99

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Product Description: Richard Posnett's first post in the Colonial Service was in Uganda. These were times of rapid change for the British Empire in Africa with independence for Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia; the tragedy of the Belgian Congo, and the uprising of Hutus against Tutsis in Rwanda...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David Owen (foreword by) and Richard Posnett

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9781860646379 | Tauris Academic Studies, November 3, 2001, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Richard Posnett's first post in the Colonial Service was in Uganda.

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