Some articles on colonial, powers:
... the Middle East Department of the Colonial Office set out the situation as follows Distinction to be drawn between Palestine and Trans-Jordan under the Mandate ... and to avoid raising with other Powers the legal status of that area, they can only do so by proceeding upon the assumption that Trans-Jordan forms part of the area covered by the ... be left, under article 132 of the Treaty of Sèvres, to the disposal of the principal Allied Powers ...
... for themselves vast areas of Africa and Asia, and emerging imperial powers like Italy and Germany had done likewise on a smaller scale ... square miles (23,000,000 km²)—one-fifth of the land area of the globe—to its overseas colonial possessions ... contribution made by Africans to struggle among the great powers ...
Famous quotes containing the words powers and/or colonial:
“To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)
“In colonial America, the father was the primary parent. . . . Over the past two hundred years, each generation of fathers has had less authority than the last. . . . Masculinity ceased to be defined in terms of domestic involvement, skills at fathering and husbanding, but began to be defined in terms of making money. Men had to leave home to work. They stopped doing all the things they used to do.”
—Frank Pittman (20th century)