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The British Empire, 1558-1995

Author: Trevor Owen Lloyd
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Short Oxford history of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive survey of the entire history of the British empire. Lloyd describes the full sweep of expansion and decolonization from the voyages of discovery in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the achievement of independence in the second half of the twentieth century. Drawing out both parallels and differences between paths of development throughout the empire, Lloyd provides a unified and coherent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Owen Lloyd
ISBN: 0198731345 9780198731344 0198731337 9780198731337
OCLC Number: 36158589
Notes: Revised edition of: The British Empire, 1558-1983. 1984.
Description: xii, 455 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Colonies and distant monarchs, 1558-1649 --
Monarchs and their colonies, 1649-1714 --
Peace and war, 1713-1763 --
War and survival, 1763-1791 --
The stress of revolution, 1788-1826 --
Expansion without effort, 1815-1854 --
Victorian stability, 1848-1871 --
Victorian activity, 1869-1890 --
Victorian imperial enthusiasm, 1883-1899 --
Fighting and reorganizing, 1899-1922 --
The defeat of the imperial idea, 1922-1945 --
Independence by degrees, 1945-1960 --
Independence at once, 1960-1983 --
The world after the empire.
Series Title: Short Oxford history of the modern world.
Responsibility: T.O. Lloyd.
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Drawing out both parallels and differences between paths of development throughout the British Empire, Professor Lloyd provides an account of a vital period in the history of all the countries that  Read more...

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