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The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

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Researching the British Empire and Commonwealth

June 26th, 2009

Episode 99 of 481 episodes

The British Empire existed for four centuries and, at its height, governed one quarter of the world's population. Mandy Banton introduces the records of British government departments responsible for the administration of colonial affairs from about 1801 to 1968, outlining the expansion of the Empire during this period.

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