With the help of almost 140 maps and town plans and explanatory texts, this atlas covers a vast area in terms of period and passage of time, geography, place and distance.
In addition to Britain's colonial development, it touches on subjects including the changing territorial pattern of empire, exploration, trade, communications and imperial defence, war and conquest, the activities of Britain's missionaries and consuls and the shift of white settlement.
Contents include: Bristol and the Atlantic, 1480-1509, Early attempts at settlement in North America, Ireland, 1543-1625, European rivalries in teh New World, 1650-1713, Canada at the British conquest, 1763, British Expansion in India, 1765-1805, The Australian colonies and their expansion to teh 1850s, Trinidad, c. 1850, The South African War, 1899-1902, Canada, 1867-1949, The Partition of Ireland, 1919-1922, The Malaysn Emergency, 1948-1960, The Suez Crisis, 1956, The Falklands War of 1982, Delhi in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 12th September 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1