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A British poster from 1927 called 'Jungles Today Are Gold Mines Tomorrow'
(Catalogue ref: CO 956/501)
Catalogue ref: CO 956/501; British poster called 'Jungles Today are Gold Mines Tomorrow, 1927
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the economic benefits of the empire to Britain?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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