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Title The Colonial Empire: Memorandum of the Secretary of State
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1937
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference CO323/1525/7
Region Africa, South Asia, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Middle East, South East Asia, North America
Names William Ormsby-Gore, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Sir J. Shuckburgh, E. Boyd, R. V. Vernon, Sir J. Maffey, C. Lawrence, Sir Harry Johnston, Sydney Webb, Lord Passfield
Places East Africa, Kenya, Tanganyika, Nyasaland, Uganda, South Africa, China, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Ceylon, West Africa, Gambia, Gold Coast, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Mauritius, Monserrat, Zimbabwe, Northern Rhodesia, Ashanti, Malay States, West Indies, Winward Islands, Barbados, Latin America, British Guiana, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Cyprus, Oceania, fiji, Falkland Islands, Malaya, Malta, British Central America, Honduras, Canada
Topics government report, government papers, Colonial Office, Civil Servant, colonial civil service, colonial government, Imperial Conference, education, summary of departmental memoranda, military, defence, developments in local defence arrangements in the colonial empire since 1930, Naval Volunteer Forces, Royal West African Frontier Force and King's African Rifles, adoption of the Bren gun, improvements in instructions and exercises, recruitment to volunteer forces, Overseas Defence Committee, passive defence measures, contribution by colonies to imperial defence in east Africa, west Africa, law, constitutional changes, colonial power, decolonization, end of empire, developments of native administration in Africa, indirect rule, German empire, preservation of tribal boundaries, Kenyan Question, importance and high profile of Kenya, colonial conflict, conflict between white settlers and native population, Indian immigrants, Palestinian question, Balfour Declaration, anti-Semitism, Jewish immigration in Palestine, Arab nationalism, Arab riots, Arab-Jewish conflict, economic condition of the Colonial Empire, Ottawa Conference, trade, tariffs, exploitation of resources, copper production, iron production, gold, tin rubber, tea, Colonial Empire Marketing Board, agriculture, agricultural development, medicine, health and disease, malaria, entry into colonial Civil Service, Indian Civil Service, education in Africa, employment of Africans in technical positions, transport, railways, Imperial Airways, Boundary Commissions, restriction on West Indian emigration, statement by the Secretary of State regarding the Royal Commission on Palestine, number of appointments made by Secretary of State for Colonies
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