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The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule


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A series of 13 programmes 13:The Setting of the Sun
The sad-happy ending of the Empire in Africa. Where there had been no white settlement, independence came easily: Africans were encouraged and trained by British administrators to prepare themselves for self-government.
Where there had been white settlement, as in Kenya and Rhodesia, it was to be more difficult for the British to withdraw gracefully. In many places, and not only in Africa, the British army was to be as much involved in winding up the Empire as it had been in its creation.
Narrated by Robert Hardy
Series editor MAX MORGAN-WITTS
Commentary written by JAMES CAMERON Producer ANTHONY ISAACS
A BBCtv/Time-Life co-production


Written By: James Cameron
Producer: Anthony Isaacs

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The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule

BBC One London, 18 June 1972 14.50

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