One of the underlying political causes of British imperialism was the need to strengthen the country, alongside making free trade easier. In addition, the British government aimed ...
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates
and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom. It originated ...
Timelines, maps, biographies, and articles on various aspects of British and
Imperial history, culture, technology, and armed forces.
The growth of the British Empire was due in large part to the ongoing competition
for resources and markets which existed over a period of centuries between ...
Well, for a long time I could only say I'd read Nevil Shute's A Town Like Alice; now I can say I've read Alistair Paterson's The Lost Legions: Cultural Contact in Colonial Australia . The title of this new book by Alistair Paterson, published by Altamira Press in Janua... More »
The British Empire is the most extensive empire in world history and for a time
was the foremost global power. It was a product of the European age of discovery
Mar 20, 2015 ... British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies—colonies, protectorates,
and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries ...
The origins of the British Empire can be seen as going back to the Middle Ages
with the beginning of the conquest of Ireland (1172) and conquest of much of ...
Mar 7, 2013 ... The British Empire is alive and well today, only now it goes by the ..... to do with
causing British imperialism of the 1800's and I should somehow ...
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As the British Empire developed, however, it was not without great opposition
and conflict. One of the largest challenges came when the American colonies ...