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Published: 30 May 2013

160 Pages | Approx 14 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199605415

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The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Ashley Jackson

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers all aspects of the British Empire - military, social, cultural, and its legacy
  • Hugely important topic with modern-day resonance and influence
  • Explores how the British Empire became so powerful and far-reaching
  • Looks at how the Empire was ruled and the effects on the colonies
  • Examines the legacy and mark of rule it has left on the world today
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introduction series