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Atlas of the British Empire

Atlas of the British Empire

a new perspective on the British Empire from 1500 to the present

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementgeneral editor Christopher Bayly ; introduction by Norman Stone.
ContributionsBayly, C. A. 1945-
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16797949M
ISBN 100600568318

around , who had intended to produce a miniature atlas of the British Isles as a companion piece to his successful miniature world atlas the Caert-Thresoor. However, the pocket atlas of the British Isles was never completed, probably due to the progress of John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. “The Atlas of Boston History is a visual feast and a triumph of storytelling through words and images. Mapping the forces that have shaped and reshaped the city, from the Ice Age to the Big Dig to Global Warming, this panoramic narrative also encompasses the human saga of a diverse population and its ongoing struggles to forge a just society.”.

By , the British Empire held sway over million people, 23% of the world population at the time, The following table gives the population of the British Empire and its territories, in several different time periods. The most populous territory in the empire was British India, which included what are now Pakistan and Bangladesh. The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire is an interesting and well-researched reference that includes over fifty maps, a table of Imperial territories, suggestions for further reading, and more than sixty illustrations and photographs. Written in a simple, non-academic format, this historical atlas is perfect for any Anglophile or.

Full text of "Atlas of the British empire throughout the world" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. Also known as. Historical atlas of the British Empire Related names. Contributor: Dalziel, Nigel. Subjects. Great Britain — Colonies — History. Great Britain — Historical geography — Maps. Summary "The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire traces the emergence of the world's greatest empire, from its earliest beginnings in the British Isles, through its ascendancy in .


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This is exactly the structure of a world atlas, and explains Harper’s choice of title. Buy Atlas of the British Empire First Edition by Bayley, Christopher, Stone, Norman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Atlas of the British Empire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Atlas charts the Empire's entire year history, depicti /5(4). Although, it is called an "atlas", it is mostly text with a big world map accompanying each chapter.

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Atlas of the British Empire Hardcover – January 1, by Dr. Christopher Bayly (Editor), Professor Norman Stone (Introduction) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 2. Your next book, Roy MacLaren’s Commissions High: Canada in London,looks at how World War II affected Canada’s ties with Britain.

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