British Empire: A Very Short Introduction (eBook, PDF) - Jackson, Ashley
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The British Empire influenced many aspects of the world we live in today. The international system remains heavily marked by British imperialism, and the borders, nations, and federations it created. This Very Short Introduction introduces and defines the British Empire, reviewing how it evolve into such a force, and the legacy it left behind…mehr

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Produktbeschreibung

The British Empire influenced many aspects of the world we live in today. The international system remains heavily marked by British imperialism, and the borders, nations, and federations it created. This Very Short Introduction introduces and defines the British Empire, reviewing how it evolved into such a force, and the legacy it left behind.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OUP Oxford
  • Seitenzahl: 160
  • 2013
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780191654091
  • ISBN-10: 0191654094
  • Best.Nr.: 38396195

Autorenporträt

Ashley Jackson, Professor of Imperial and Military History at King's College, London

Inhaltsangabe

Introduction
1 What was the British Empire?
2 The British Empire: An empire among empires
3 Motives of imperial expansion and themes in imperial expansion
4 Writing about the British Empire
5 Legacies and audits of the British Empire

Rezensionen

Professor Jackson has crafted a wide-ranging yet remarkably short introduction that successfully condenses recent scholarship without overwhelming the non-expert. N.C. Fleming, University of Worcester, Political Studies Review