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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire (Cambridge Illustrated Histories) Paperback – Illustrated, 2 Aug 2001

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; New Ed edition (2 Aug. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521002540
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521002547
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 2.8 x 25.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,102,761 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'… a critical, balanced, lucid, and endlessly fascinating survey of the British empire in all its complexity and human drama for the general reader.' Boston Book Review

'This impressive book more than does justice to the breadth of empire and its influence … a fascinating and impressive achievement.' Tim Newark, Military Illustrated

'… an interesting story readably told …' Yorkshire Gazette & Herald

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Through striking illustration and a text written by leading experts, this book examines the experience of British colonialism in America, India, Africa, Australia, and the Caribbean, as well as the impact of the empire on Britain itself. Emphasis is placed on social and cultural history and the movement of ideas.

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