Monarchy and the End of Empire

The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth
Author(s): 
Murphy, Philip
ISBN: 
9780199214235
Date published: 
December 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£45.00

Examines the relationship between the British government, the Palace, and the modern Commonwealth since 1945 and argues that the monarchy's relationship with the Commonwealth, which was initially promoted by the UK as a means of strengthening imperial ties, increasingly became an impediment to British foreign policy.