Editors. "Britain separates Colonial and War Secretaryships". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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In Britain, the Colonial Secretaryship is separated from the Secretaryship for War, since in the current situation of warfare and colonial expansion, the post has now become unmanageable for a single individual.