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The new A-Z of empire : a concise handbook of British imperial history / C. Brad Faught.

By: Faught, C. Brad
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : New York : I. B.Tauris ; Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: xii, 308 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9781845118716 (pbk.)Subject(s): Imperialism -- History -- Encyclopedias | Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- Encyclopedias | BAEPS, Political Science March2017DDC classification: 941.0103 Summary: The British Empire, especially in its late-Victorian heyday, spanned the world and linked a quarter of world's population to Britain through a shared, official, allegiance to the Crown. In the long history of empires the British imperial state was among the most powerful ever and a major global player. "A New A-Z of Empire" catches the current burgeoning interest in empires and covers over 400 years of British imperial history from the founding of the East India Company in 1600, to the 'First' and 'Second' British Empires, the time of 'High Empire' following the War of American Indep.
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AUC 941.0103 FAU (Browse shelf) 1700 Not for loan 000041426
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The British Empire, especially in its late-Victorian heyday, spanned the world and linked a quarter of world's population to Britain through a shared, official, allegiance to the Crown. In the long history of empires the British imperial state was among the most powerful ever and a major global player. "A New A-Z of Empire" catches the current burgeoning interest in empires and covers over 400 years of British imperial history from the founding of the East India Company in 1600, to the 'First' and 'Second' British Empires, the time of 'High Empire' following the War of American Indep.

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