Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2014

256 Pages | 2 maps, 16 pp. plates

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199214235

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Monarchy and the End of Empire

The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth

Philip Murphy

  • Offers a unique survey of the monarchy and the Commonwealth since 1945, with some controversial conclusions about the role of the Queen in the Commonwealth
  • Explores the difficulties posed to British foreign policy by the royal connection with the Commonwealth
  • Expands our understanding of the nature of decolonization
  • Provides fascinating new evidence never before published
  • Written in a clear, accessible, and lively style