Table of contents

Cover - Black

Foreword
Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Editor’s Introduction
Explanatory Note
Jennings’ Preface
The Breakdown Gang
The Declaration of 1943
The Ministers’ Draft
The Appointment of the Soulbury Commission
The Soulbury Commission
The Soulbury Report
The London Mission
The White Paper
The Constitution of 1946
Dominion Status
Retrospect

Appendix I: Principal Office Holders in the United Kingdom and Ceylon, 1940–1948
Appendix II: Primary Constitutional Documents used by Jennings for this book
Appendix III: Jennings’ Notes on the Soulbury Report
Appendix IV: Letter from D. S. Senanayake regarding Dominion status to George Hall, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on 16 August 1945