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The British Overseas, Part 1, Making of the Empire : Exploits of a Nation of Shopkeepers - C. E. Carrington

The British Overseas, Part 1, Making of the Empire

Exploits of a Nation of Shopkeepers

Paperback Published: 1st July 1968
ISBN: 9780521095143
Number Of Pages: 576

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This is a digital reprint of a volume from 1968 where Professor Carrington brought up to date the first nine chapters of his classic study of the expansion of the British peoples overseas. This volume deals with the early British ventures overseas from the seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. Professor Carrington describes the establishment of the American colonies, the activities of the East India Company, the exploration of the South Seas and British activities in the Cape and the East.

Making of the Empire: Exploits of a Nation of Shopkeepers
Early ventures overseas
British North America in the Eighteenth century
The East India company 1600-1833
The South Seas: Convicts: Slaves
War, Trade and Philanthropy, 1793-1833
The British at the Cape, to the year 1852
The colonial reformers, 1830-46
Empire in the East , 1814-79
Markets, money and men in the age of free trade
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ISBN: 9780521095143
ISBN-10: 052109514X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 1st July 1968
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 3.25
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised