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Published by Funk & Wagnalls company, K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., ltd. in [New York, London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Colonies

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15002186M
LC Control Number09034554

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In The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, Lawrence James has written a comprehensive, perceptive, and insightful history of the British Empire. Spanning the years from to the present day, this critically acclaimed book combines detailed scholarship with readable popular by: The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a century, was the. A good educational course on the British Empire What made the experience of listening to The Rise and Fall of the British Empire the most enjoyable? Professor Patrick N. Allitt's clear and easy-to-understand presentation on the history of the British Empire. Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry? The phenomenon of imperialism has never been under such intense scrutiny, by such a wide range of academic disciplines, as it is today. From cultural studies to the history of science, academics are engaged in a series of debates about empire which move far beyond traditional preoccupations with metropolitan strategy, economics, and rivalry.

British Empire Series: Volume 5 This is the fifth of the above British Empire Series (not sure where volumes 2 and 3 have got to?). This volume fills in the odds'n'sods. It is an eclectic collection of the various island colonies scattered across the Atlantic and Mediterranean. THE OXFORD HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE companion series Wm. Roger Louis, CBE, , FBA Kerr Professor of English History and Culture, University of Texas, Austin and Honorary Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford editor-in-chief u Ireland and the British Empire u Kevin Kenny Professor of History, Boston College editor 1. The Empire and its Critics, Classics of Imperialism 1st Edition. Peter Cain J The eight books reprinted in this set played an important role in defining attitudes and expectations about imperialism on the British Left in the twentieth century. The Eagle and the Wolves is the gripping fourth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. It's AD 44, and Vespasian and the Second Legion are forging ahead in their campaign to seize the southwest of Britain.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: British empire series. [London, K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, ] (OCoLC) Online version: British empire series. Heart of Light (Magical British Empire, #1), Soul of Fire (Magical British Empire, #2), Heart and Soul (Magical British Empire, #3), and A Touch of Night.   BBC documentary in a series on the history of the British Empire. The Oxford History of the British Empire Companion book series by multiple authors includes books Environment and Empire, Black Experience and the Empire, Canada and the British Empire (The Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series), and several more.