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Imperial cooperation between the wars

Emigrants leaving Tilbury Docks for Australia in 1922.
Emigrants leaving Tilbury Docks for Australia in 1922.

During the First World War the status of Britain's self-governing dominions increased significantly. They began to act as fully-fledged states and made an important contribution to Britain's war effort.

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Further reading

  • Cain, P.J. & Hopkins, A.G., British Imperialism: Crisis and Deconstruction, 1914-1990 (London: Longman, 1993)
  • Darwin, J., A Third British Empire? The Dominion Idea in Imperial Politics In Brown, J. M. and Louis, W. R. ed., The Oxford History of the British Empire, Vol. 5 The Twentieth Century (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1999)
  • Drummond, I.M., Imperial Economic Policy: 1917-1930: Studies in Expansion and Protection (London: Allen & Unwin, 1993)