The Oxford history of the British Empire

By Canny, Nicholas P. & Louis, William Roger & Low, Alaine M.

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978-0-19820-562-3
Publisher
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998-1999.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on June 15, 1998

The first two volumes of this five-volume history of the British Empire establish a very high standard of scholarship. Over three dozen scholars examine both major and minor aspects of the modern imperial experience. The chronological focus develops from the 16th century, when Ireland was the starting point of the empire, to the end of the 18th, when the 13 American Colonies were lost. The essays form an interlocking analysis of the origins of empire from an intellectual, military, economic, and technological perspective. ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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