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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other ... Despite the final victory of Britain and its allies, the damage to British prestige helped to accelerate the decline of the empire. .... Gilbert did not survive the return journey to England, and was succeeded by his half-brother, Walter ...

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/empire/intro/overview6.htm

Why did the British empire decline? There is no simple answer to this question. The empire changed throughout its history. In the 19th century, some parts of the  ...

www.quora.com/Why-did-the-British-empire-decline-in-the-twentieth-century

Every great empire eventually fell apart by overextending itself. By the end of 19th century, British empire was way too extended than they had ...

www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/08/the-sad-end-of-the-british-empire-110362

Aug 26, 2014 ... The British Empire brought profound changes to the world—but in the decades since its rapid decline after World War II it has become a kind of ...

www.theguardian.com/books/2007/oct/20/featuresreviews.guardianreview2

Oct 20, 2007 ... Piers Brendon's The Decline and Fall of the British Empire is a tale of decadence, folly, farce and ... When did the British empire end? Was it on ...

www.economist.com/node/13315108

Jun 2, 1979 ... A quarter of the world's population did after all still belong to the British Commonwealth and Empire. I myself was able to observe Churchill, ...

www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/5/decolonization-and-the-collapse-of-the-british-empire

In a sense, it was at this time that the sun finally did set on the British Empire. What Gandhi had begun in India as early as 1915 had political implications for the ...

www.britishempire.co.uk/article/liverpool.htm

The British Empire was the first genuinely global empire, an empire that ... unquestioned divides between those who had and those who did not have, both at .... Now, I wish to look at how Britain's decline as a world empire, effectively in the ...

www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/endofempire_overview_01.shtml

Mar 3, 2011 ... The collapse of British imperial power - all but complete by the ... For these reasons, it may seem strange that the loss of India did not lead to a ...

cmaule.wordpress.com/2011/10/06/british-empire-reasons-for-growth-and-decline

Oct 6, 2011 ... Why then did the British Empire, like previous empires, decline until today the fourteen territorial remnants are a collection of islands, rocks and ...