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The eighteenth century

Author: Peter J Marshall
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford history of the British Empire, 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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Examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Marshall
ISBN: 0199246777 9780199246779
OCLC Number: 174866045
Description: XXI, 639 S. : graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: List of Contributors; List of Maps; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations ; 1. Introduction ; 2. British Diaspora: Emigration from Britain 1680-1815 ; 3. Inseparable Connections: Trade, Economy, Fiscal State, and the Expansion of Empire 1688-1815 ; 4. The Imperial Economy 1700-1776 ; 5. The Anointed, the Appointed, and the Elected: Governance of the British Empire 1689-1784 ; 6. Religious Faith and Commercial Empire ; 7. Colonial Wars and Imperial Instability 1688-1793 ; 8. Sea-Power and Empire 1688-1793 ; 9. World-Wide War and British Expansion 1793-1815 ; 10. Empire and Identity from the Glorious Revolution to the American Revolution ; 11. Knowledge and Empire ; 12. 'This Famous Island Set in a Virginian Sea': Ireland in the British Empire 1690-1801 ; 13. Growth and Mastery: British North America 1690-1748 ; 14. The American Colonies in War and Revolution 1748-1783 ; 15. Britain and the Reovlutionary Crisis 1763-1791 ; 16. Native Peoples of North America and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire ; 17. British North America ; 18. The Formation of Caribbean Plantation Society 1689-1748 ; 19. The British West Indies in the Age of Abolition 1748-1815 ; 20. The British Empire and the Atlantic Slave Trade 1660-1807 ; 21. The Black Experience in the British Empire 1680-1810 ; 22. The British in Asia: Trade to Dominion 1700-1765 ; 23. Indian Society and the Establishment of British Supremacy 1765-1818 ; 24. British India 1765-1813: The Metropolitan Context ; 25. The Pacific: Exploration and Exploitation ; 26. Britain without America; A Second Empire? ; Chronology; Index
Series Title: Oxford history of the British Empire, 2.
Responsibility: P.J. Marshall, ed.
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