Britain's Imperial Century 1815-1914: A Study of Empire and Expansion
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Britain's Imperial Century 1815-1914: A Study of Empire and Expansion (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies)

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This is the undisputed best introduction to the history of the world-wide pattern of British activity in the nineteenth century, embracing its expansive spirit as well as its formal territorial empire. The dynamics of this extraordinary enterprise are considered broadly: the high-political concerns of strategy and international geopolitics are analyzed, as well as the econ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 4th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published August 5th 1993)
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Brilliant starting point for British and colonial historians. Well written and rife with British academic sarcasm. Skillful.
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