The origins of empire : British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century / Nicholas Canny, editor ; Alaine Low, assistant editor.

Annotation Volume I of theOxford History of the British Empireexplores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The chapters, by leading historians, both...

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Other Authors: Canny, Nicholas, 1944-, Low, Alaine M.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1998
Series:Oxford history of the British Empire ; v. 1.
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