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A British poster from 1927 called 'Highways of Empire'
(Catalogue ref: CO 956/537)
Catalogue ref: CO 956/537; British poster called 'Highways of Empire', 1927
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the economic benefits of the empire to Britain?
  • the migration of British people to different parts of the empire?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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