Some articles on powers, colonial:
... for themselves vast areas of Africa and Asia, and emerging imperial powers like Italy and Germany had done likewise on a smaller scale ... (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 ...
... 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 ... to assert their claim to Trans-Jordan and to avoid raising with other Powers the legal status of that area, they can only do so by proceeding upon the ... of Sèvres, to the disposal of the principal Allied Powers ...
Famous quotes containing the words powers and/or colonial:
“A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.”
—William Wordsworth (17701850)
“The North will at least preserve your flesh for you; Northerners are pale for good and all. Theres very little difference between a dead Swede and a young man whos had a bad night. But the Colonial is full of maggots the day after he gets off the boat.”
—Louis-Ferdinand Céline (18941961)