This volume focuses on the primary developments in the British empire's settlement colonies in the years leading up to the 20th century, and examines the changing relationship between British authority and colonial autonomy. In illustrating the larger theme of self-government, Madden provides sections on the British viewpoint of imperialism and self-government, the development of self-government in specific colonies, the extension of self-government beyond internal affairs, and the eventual federal governments and contiguous groupings of colonies.... of bills of a local character; and ixxxi that the Queen would no longer give instructions on assent or veto of such bills. ... defined - allegiance, naturalisation, treaties, foreign relations, defence, treason and (in the case of Victoria) divorce.] 17.
|Title||:||Settler Self-government, 1840-1900|
|Author||:||A. F. Madden, David Kenneth Fieldhouse|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1985|