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Published in New York .
Written in English


  • International trusteeships,
  • Mandates

Book details:

LC ClassificationsJX4021 .G7 1947
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6520613M
LC Control Number47026628

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Trusteeship: territories in Africa under United Kingdom mandate. [Great Britain. Colonial Office.] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Publication: United Kingdom white papers, papers by command, It concludes that, for Britain, there was a revival of the sense of colonialmission; the Americans, on the other hand, felt justified in creating a strategic fortress in the Pacific Islands while carrying the torch of "international trusteeship" throughout the rest of the world--a scheme that Churchill and others viewed as a cloak for American. Throughout the nineteenth century, territorial conquest, white settlement, commercial growth, economic development, and above all issues of slavery and the slave trade, raised questions about the ethics of economic exchange, the politics of equal rights or racial differences, and the purpose of Imperial power. The two conceptions of ‘trusteeship’ differed substantially. Ferguson sets out to explain how Britain ended up governing a quarter of the worlds population. Turns out Britain was a late starter in the empire game and followed the likes of France and Portugal. Infact, at first the Brits simply robbed others, like the Spaniards, as /5().

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World Paperback – December 1, While apparently distrusting the whole idea of an empire and forging 'Trusteeship' the USA has developed their own empire by occupying such islands as Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam. It is clear that the Americans will take decisions which benefit them by: The Cameroons Under United Kingdom Administration: Report by Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the General Assembly of the United Nations on the Administration of the Cameroons Under United Kingdom Trusteeship, Issue 42 Issue 6 of Colonial (Great Britain. Colonial Office) Author: Great Britain. Great Britain and Inter­national Trusteeship: the Mandate System Gibraltar, Malta, and Cyprus Ireland's Commonwealth Years, The British Government leaned toward partition of Palestine as early as , while President Roosevelt at that time entertained an idea that the Holy Land should be placed under a trusteeship.

United Nations trust territories were the successors of the remaining League of Nations mandates and came into being when the League of Nations ceased to exist in All of the trust territories were administered through the United Nations Trusteeship concept is distinct from a territory temporarily and directly governed by the United Nations. The end of the British Mandate for Palestine was formally made by way of the Palestine bill of 29 April A public statement prepared by the Colonial and Foreign offices confirmed termination of British responsibility for the administration of Palestine from midnight on 14 May The British rule over Palestine lasted roughly thirty years, from until In a country that has three thousand years of recorded history, thirty years is a tiny fraction. If we conceive of three thousand years on a scale of one day, the period of British rule takes barely eight minutes. In comparison, Turkish Ottoman rule over Palestine, which lasted four hundred years, takes an hour. The Trusteeship Council suspended operation on 1 November , with the independence of Palau, the last remaining United Nations trust territory, on 1 October