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The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire

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An introduction to the rise and fall of the British Empire

A new addition to Penguin’s bestselling series of historical atlases, 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 Victorian times to its ultimate collapse in the mid-twentieth century. It examines the impact of British dominance throughout the world and the legacy it has bestowed.

--Richly illustrated with photographs, artwork re-creations, and over 150 full-color maps

--Contains a timeline and a table of imperial territories

About the Author

Nigel Dalziel is the curator of the Lancaster Maritime Museum and the editor of numerous collections of Victorian photographs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141018447
Author:
Dalziel, Nigel
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Introduction by:
MacKenzie, John M.
Introduction:
MacKenzie, John M.
Author:
Mackenzie, John
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Atlases - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical geography
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Great Britain Colonies.
Subject:
Great Britain Colonies History.
Subject:
Atlases - Historical
Subject:
World - Colonial Studies
Subject:
Travel-Atlases
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.64x8.36x.36 in. .77 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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