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The Oxford History of the British Empire 02: The Eighteenth Century


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Juli 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Continuing Oxford's five-volume comprehensive history of the British Empire, Volume II examines the history of British 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. 13 maps.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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

Portrait

P. J. Marshall is Emeritus Professor of Imperial History at the University of London.

Pressestimmen

"P.J. Marshall brings to his own task immense experience and knowledge about the eighteenth-century British Empire....He has assembled a sterling cluster of scholars....One hopes that such works will not be forgotten..."--Albion
EAN: 9780199246779
ISBN: 0199246777
Untertitel: 12 Maps, Numerous Tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2001
Seitenanzahl: XXI
Format: kartoniert
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