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The Nineteenth Century - Porter, Andrew (Editor)
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Volume III covers the long watershed of the nineteenth century, from the American independence of the 1780s to the eve of world war in 1914. This period saw Britain's greatest expansion as an empire-builder and a dominant world power. We begin with several thematic chapters--some are on Britain while others consider the empire's periphery--exploring the key dynamics of British expansion that made imperial influence possible and imperial rule prevalent. The volume also studies the economic, cultural, and institutional ...

The Nineteenth Century 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199246786

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