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 in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional color for Imperial
British ... By 1921, the British Empire ruled a population of between 470 and 570
Mar 20, 2015 ... The term was embodied in statute in 1931. Today the Commonwealth includes
former elements of the British Empire in a free association of ...
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 ...
HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE including First steps, English trade in the
Feb 4, 2014 ... At its height, the British Empire was the largest to have ever existed. Aside from
covering most of the globe, it was responsible for some of the ...