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A Decade of the Commonwealth, 1955-1964

A Decade of the Commonwealth, 1955-1964


567 pages, tables (some folded). 24 cm.

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Hamilton, William Baskerville, Kenneth Robinson and Craufurd D. W. Goodwin. A DECADE OF THE COMMONWEALTH, 1955-1964. Durham, N.C.: Published for the Duke University Commonwealth-Studies Center [by] Duke University Press, 1966. 567 pages, tables (some folded). 24 cm. First edition.

Duke University Commonwealth-Studies Center Publications No. 25. Original cloth. A very good copy with gift inscription from one of the authors: "To Mary, Charles, and family, with respect, Crauford".


Part I.

The Commonwealth : a retrospective survey, 1955-64 / Nicholas Mansergh

Part II. The birth of states

The transfer of power in historical perspective / W.B. Hamilton

Political institutions in new Commonwealth states / W.H. Morris-Jones

Commonwealth federations old and new : Canada and Nigeria / Taylor Cole

Part III. Intra-Commonwealth relations

The intergovernmental machinery of Commonwealth consultation and co-operation / Kenneth Robinson

Intra-Commonwealth relations : non-governmental associations / John Chadwick

Relations between the old and the new members / M.S. Rajan

Some questions of international law in Commonwealth relations / Robert R. Wilson

Commonwealth military relations / Alastair Buchan

Part IV. Samplings of the interchange of institutions and culture

The international diffusion of economic ideas within the Commonwealth / J.J. Spengler

The interchange of institutions : law / S.A. de Smith

The transplantation of the university : the case of Africa / John Lockwood

Elite cadres in the bureaucracies of India, Pakistan, Ceylon, and Malaya since independence / Ralph Braibanti

Industrial relations systems in the Commonwealth / Frank T. de Vyver

Part V. International relations

Regional associations and the Commonwealth / Dennis Austin

The Commonwealth and the United Nations / John W. Holmes

The United States and the Commonwealth / H. Field Haviland, Jr., and Arnold A. Offner

Part VI. Economic relations

The population of the Commonwealth : composition, growth, and migration / T.E. Smith

Intra-Commonwealth flows of capital and skills / Brinley Thomas

The creation of capital and skills within Commonwealth countries in Africa / Pius Okigbo

The formation of capital and skills in the Commonwealth countries of South and Southeast Asia / Nurul Islam

Economic dimensions of the Commonwealth / Craufurd D.W. Goodwin

The changing role of Sterling / J.S.G. Wilson

External economic aid to underdeveloped countries of the Commonwealth / Calvin B. Hoover.