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Agents and principals

Subtitle:
the Crown Agents for the Colonies, 1880-1914
Abstract:

The Office of the Crown agents acted as the UK commercial and financial agent of the Crown colonies, supplying all non-locally manufactured stores, organising the provision of external finance, supervising the construction of infrastructure, and performing various personnel services. Although under the supervision of the colonial Secretary, who appointed the Agents and fixed their salaries, the Office, through a system of charges for work done, was financially and administratively independ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1997
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602335655
URN:
uuid:66440795-9fa9-4e41-b490-c9d8fc579b2f
Local pid:
td:602335655
Language:
English

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