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Published: 09 August 2001

344 Pages | 15 maps

ISBN: 9780192892935

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The British Empire

Edited by Jane Samson

Oxford Readers

  • Global comparative history showing the full extent of British expansion, enabling the study of regional empire to be seen in its wider context
  • Unique collection of primary and secondary sources, with unparalleled breadth of geographical and chronological coverage
  • Organized in four chronological parts, from the origins of empire to decolonization and beyond
  • Historical issues are revealed through the combination of extracts on the theory of empire with other documentary sources
  • Editorial introductions and commentary put the selections in context and highlight areas for debate
  • Maps, chronology, and select bibliography provide useful reference material for the student reader

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