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British Empire in the eighteenth century

Gipson, Lawrence Henry

British Empire in the eighteenth century

its strength and its weakness

by Gipson, Lawrence Henry

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementan inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 13 November 1951.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJV1016 .G5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6112935M
      LC Control Number52010168
      OCLC/WorldCa25973946

        “Griffin’s book is a provocative and original contribution to the literature on the history of the British Empire in the late eighteenth century and therefore on the origins of the American Revolution. His biographical approach offers a fresh and compelling analytical perspective.”—Peter Onuf, University of Virginia. The one great scheme for a monument in the eighteenth century that has not been discussed so far in this book was the intention in to erect a foot monument in the form of a column in London to celebrate Britain’s recent naval successes – in other words, to revel in Britain’s imperial superiority.¹ A parliamentary committee.

      Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook/5(5). Ideology and Empire in Eighteenth-Century India Robert Travers’ analysis of British conquests in late eighteenth-century India shows how new ideas were formulated about the construction of empire. After the British East India Company conquered the vast province of Bengal, Britons confronted the apparent anomaly of a.

      Volume II of The Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. An international team of experts deploy the latest scholarly research /5(5). Buy The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century by Prof. P. J. Marshall, FBA, CBE (Volume editor), Wm Roger Louis (Series edited by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. The international team of experts deploy the latest scholarly research. "The Oxford History of the British Empire: The Eighteenth Century, vol.

2, provides a good overview of the British empire in the eighteenth century. It would be a welcome addition to any upper-level class on the history of the British empire."--Sixteenth Century Journal/5(5).

Robert Travers' analysis of British conquests in late eighteenth-century India shows how new ideas were formulated about the construction of empire. After the British East India Company conquered the vast province of Bengal, Britons confronted the apparent anomaly of a European trading company acting as an Indian : Robert Travers.

The history of British imperialism during the nineteenth century describes a process of expansion and consolidation, its British Empire in the eighteenth century book all the more remarkable for its unpromising beginnings.

The idea of empire had lost much of its attraction at the latter end of the eighteenth century, following revolution and war in North America. Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

This was the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. The international team of experts deploys the latest scholarly 4/5(1). Consider India. At the beginning of eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was 23 percent, as large as all of Europe put together.

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It would be a welcome addition to any upper-level class on the history of the British empire."--Sixteenth Century Journal/5(34).

Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire.

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Book Description: The Royal Navy, prominent in building Britain's maritime empire in the eighteenth century, also had a significant impact on politics, public finance and the administrative and bureaucratic development of the British state throughout the century.

The Navy was the most expensive branch of the state and its effective funding and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XXI, s.: il. ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction / P.J. Marshall --British Diaspora: emigration from Britain, / James Horn --Inseparable connections: trade, economy, fiscal state, and the expansion of Empire, / Patrick K.

O'Brien --The imperial. From the middle of the eighteenth century the British in India used treaties with South Asian rulers to give legal form and sanction to their growing military and territorial power. While the British East India Company used treaties to subordinate or ally with other Indian regional states, British critics of the Company’s military conquests questioned the legitimacy of its diplomatic.

"The Oxford History of the British Empire: The Eighteenth Century, vol. 2, provides a good overview of the British empire in the eighteenth century.

It would be a welcome addition to any upper-level class on the history of the British empire."—Sixteenth Century Journal.The official history of the Royal Navy began with the formal establishment of the Royal Navy as the national naval force of the Kingdom of England infollowing the Restoration of King Charles II to the throne.

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