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Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Ceylon: 1. 'Anecdotes of D. S.', c.1952; 2. 'Notes on the formation of a new Government, March 1952'; 3. Note on proposal to dismiss Sir John Kotelawala, 15 September 1952; 4. 'The Queen of Ceylon', c.1953; 5. Notes on the royal visit to Ceylon, 1954; Part II. Ethiopia: 6. Letter to the United Nations Commissioner in Eritrea, 3 December 1951; 7. Letter to the United Nations Commissioner in Eritrea, 4 December 1951; Part III. Gibraltar: 8. 'Status of Gibraltar', c.1965; Part IV. Malaya: 9. The 'Malayan Saga': diary from the Reid Commission, 1956-7; 10. 'Constitutional Changes Implicit in the Terms of Reference' of the Reid Commission, 23 August 1956; 11. The State Constitutions, 31 August 1956; Part V. Malta: 12. 'The Malta Integration Bill', 16 November 1957; Part VI. Nepal: 13. Confidential note for the British Foreign Office on the framing of the new constitution of Nepal, undated; 14. 'Explanatory memorandum on the Constitution of Nepal', c.1958; 15. Confidential notes on Nepal, April 1958; Part VII. New Zealand: 16. Letter to the Governor-General of New Zealand, 2 November 1957; Part VIII. Pakistan: 17. 'The position in Pakistan', 29 October 1954; 18. 'The political situation in Pakistan', c.1955; 19. Kashmir Plan, 3 August 1955; Part IX. Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: 20. Opinion given to the Office of the High Commissioner for Rhodesia and Nyasaland working on behalf of the Monckton Commission, Rhodesia House, London, 23 July 1960; 21. Diary from the London conference reviewing the Federation's Constitution, 1960-1; Part X. Singapore: 22. 'Singapore Chronicle' diary, 1956; 23. 'Singapore Constitutional Conference post-mortem', c.1956; Part XI. South Africa: 24. 'The Union of South Africa as a republic', c.1960; Part XII. Sudan: 25. Diary: 'Sudan Visit, 1958'; 26. 'The problem of the Southern provinces - some possible solutions', undated; Part XIII. Constitution-Making and Political Observations: 27. 'Republicanism in Asia', undated; 28. 'Constitutional issues in South Asia', undated; 29. 'Some Asian prime ministers', undated; 30. 'Constitution-making in Arcady', undated; 31. 'Constitution-making', undated; 32. 'Magna Carta and constitutionalism in the Commonwealth', undated; Index.

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The collected documents of Sir Ivor Jennings (1903-65), an influential international advisor on constitutional questions during the era of decolonisation.

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Dr Kumarasingham is Smuts Research Fellow in Commonwealth Studies at the University of Cambridge and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. He also held an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship Award at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. His recent work covers comparative politics and how the Westminster system was exported across the world and includes the monograph A Political Legacy of the British Empire: Power and the Parliamentary System in Post-Colonial India and Sri Lanka (2013). Dr Kumarasingham is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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