5 edition of A concise history of the British Empire found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 272-275.
|Other titles||British Empire.|
|Statement||[by] Gerald S. Graham.|
|Series||A Studio book|
|LC Classifications||DA16 .G66 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||78125243|
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Graham. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 24 cm. Series Title: Studio book. This book traces the history of the British Empire during the reign of Queen Victoria, from to Important domestic reforms of the Victorian era include restrictions on child labor, manhood suffrage, independence for Ireland, and free trade.
Short histories of many of the diverse colonies of Britain are given, including Canada. Concise History of the British Empire Hardcover – 2 Nov by Gerald S. Graham (Author) See all 5 formats A concise history of the British Empire book editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Gerald S.
Graham. The Oxford History of the British Empire is a major new assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records.
It deals with the interaction of British and non-western societies from the Elizabethan era to the late twentieth century, provides a balanced treatment of the ruled as well as the rulers, and takes into account the significance of the Empire for the peoples of the British Isles.5/5(2).
A.F. Pollard was a major force in establishing history as an academic subject in Britain. This book traces the evolution of a great empire, which has often conquered others, out of a little island which was often conquered itself.
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