The Oxford history of the British Empire. Volume 1, The origins of empire : British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century / edited by Nicholas Canny.

This volume explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the 16th and 17th centuries. The chapters, by leading historians, both illustrate the interconnections between developments in Europ...

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Other Authors: Canny, Nicholas, 1944- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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