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The British Empire

its past, its present, and its future

by A. F. Pollard

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Published by League of the Mpire on behalf of the Trustees of the Spitzel Imperial Education Trust in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsLeague of the Empire
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LC ClassificationsDA18 P6
The Physical Object
Pagination864p.
Number of Pages864
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24347303M

  The decline and fall of the British empire When the Great Exhibition opened in , Britain was the greatest imperial power in history. At the launch of the Festival of Britain in , that empire was crumbling before the nation's eyes. This book is volume II of a series detailing the history of the British Empire and it examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook.

  A Constitutional History Of The British Empire, From Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and : Perennial Press. The British Empire dominated the tea trade at every level, from planters, distribution, marketing, and more. But they couldn't get Americans to drink it.

Pro-British Empire This is an overview of the British Empire spanning over years with different authors for each chapter. However the narration makes this seamless. However it is very pro-British with very little analysis. Entire books have been written on each chapter.   "Empire" by Niall Ferguson In Niall Ferguson's new book, the British Empire was a good thing for everybody -- and the American empire now being born should take lessons from our stiff-upper-lipped.


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The Church of England was largely silent on the issue, as. Top 10 books about the British in India The books I have chosen illustrate these melancholy paradoxes of empire. If you ask any Indian writer. And now we have Niall Ferguson's new television series, of which this is the book, arguing in and All That fashion that Britain's version of empire was more a.

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