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Empire, the sea and global history : Britain's maritime world, c. 1760-c. 1840

Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between the end of the Seven Years war in 1763, and the abolition of slavery within its Empire in 1833, Britain's maritime engagement with the wider world was transformed. The essays in this book explore different aspects of that transformation, and in so doing assess the significance and complexities of Britain's maritime world in this key period, which was characterized by the contradictory and competing forces of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Empire, the sea and global history.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)608558481
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Cannadine
ISBN: 9780230008991 0230008992
OCLC Number: 136783136
Description: viii, 159 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Britain, the Sea, the Empire, the World / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto --
Empire, Europe and British Naval Power / Stephen Conway --
Empire and British Identity: the Maritime Dimension / P.J. Marshall --
Cargoes: the Trade in Luxuries from Asia to Europe / Maxine Berg --
Maritime Networks and the Making of Knowledge / Richard Drayton --
Instruments, Surveys and Maritime Empire / Simon Schaffer --
Black Experiences in Britain's Maritime World / Philip D. Morgan --
Gender and Empire / Catherine Hall.
Responsibility: edited by David Cannadine.
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The essays in this collection offer the path-breaking research of leading scholars to explore the significance and complexities of Britain's maritime world in this key period through a series of  Read more...

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