The Global Reach of Empire: Britain's Maritime Expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, 1764-1814

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A study of British maritime and imperial expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans in the second half of the eighteenth century. Globalisation began a great deal earlier than most people realise. In the second half of the eighteenth century, Britain sought to establish genuinely global trade for the first time in history. The Global Reach of Empire is a study of British maritime and imperial expansion in the Indian and Pacific oceans in the second half of the eighteenth century. It explores seaborne discovery, strategy in ...

The Global Reach of Empire: Britain's Maritime Expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, 1764-1814 2003, Melbourne University

ISBN-13: 9780522850505

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