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Managing the British Empire - a book by Sunderland, David

Managing the British Empire

The Crown Agents, 1833-1914

Managing the British Empire( )
Author: Sunderland, David
Series title:Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
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The Crown Agents Office played a crucial role in colonial development. Acting in the United Kingdom as the commercial and financial agent for the crown colonies, the Agency supplied all non-locally manufactured stores required by colonial governments, issued their London loans, managed their UK investments, and supervised the construction of their railways, harbours and other public works. In addition, the Office supervised the award of colonial land and mineral concessions, monitored...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain

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