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The British Empire Since 1783: Its Political and Economic Development

By Newton, A.P. and J. Ewing

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1929. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. xi, frontispiece plus 12 illustrations, 8 maps, index. 8vo/19.5cm. Illustrated red cloth, slightly rubbed at extremities, back board slightly spotted, minor foxing of endmatter and foredge, otherwise clean, tight and very good. A reliable elucidation of the subject. Arthur Percival Newton (1873-1942) was Rhodes Professor of Imperial History at the University of London. J. Ewing was Professor of History in Rhodes University College, South Africa..


The Crisis of Britain and the British Empire

By Dutt, R. Palme

Bombay: People's Publishing House, 1953. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. xvi, 445. [i] pp, 3 folding maps, index. 8vo/22cm. Cloth backed printed boards, lightly rubbed, small stain on ffep, pages lightly browned, otherwise clean, tight and very good. R. Palme Dutt (1896-1974) was a leading figure of the Communist Party of Great Britain and functioned as its chief theoretician for many years. He also supervised the Communist Party of India for some years and edited the left wing magazine Labour Monthly from 1921 until his death. This Indian edition very scarce..