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The development of the British Empire

Howard Robinson

The development of the British Empire

by Howard Robinson

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementunder the editorship of James T. Shortwell
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 475, xxvi p. map, diag.
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24589046M
OCLC/WorldCa48900884

  Distinguishing between US hegemony and British empire would highlight the differences Ferguson seeks to emphasize: ‘A century ago, the United Kingdom's formal empire was very large indeed, covering nearly a quarter of the world's surface and Cited by: This book, which is volume IV in a series, is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. This series helps to understand the end of Empire in relation to its beginning, the meaning of British imperialism for the ruled as well as for the rulers, and the significance of the British Empire as a theme in world history.

Empire on the Web. T he study of imperial and colonial history has a wide scope, covering many centuries, continents, and cultures, and representation on the Internet reflects this. The British Empire alone is a subject with myriad routes of study and research, with the possibility of concentrating on one facet, such as the military, political, economic, or cultural history of the Empire. The British began to establish overseas colonies in the 16th century. By , Britain had a large empire with colonies in America and the West Indies. This 'first British Empire' came to an end.

B.3 A SURVEY OF BRITISH PHILOSOPHICAL THINKING AND OF DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE AND MUSIC 61 B Chief British philosophers and philosophical systems 61 B Eminent British scientists and inventors 63 B A brief outline of the development of British music . ] BOOK REVIEW To understand the constitutional developments in the First British Empire, they argued, it was necessary to survey all of Brit­ ain's overseas colonies, especially those important ones in the West Indies like Jamaica and Barbados, and to consider Ireland as : James Hutson.


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The present volume is an attempt to describe, from a detached point of view, the story of. British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain and the administration of the British government.

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[©] (OCoLC) Online version: Robinson, Howard, b. Development of the British Empire. Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Co. [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Robinson; James T Shotwell. First published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.

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