The phrase "the empire on which the sun never sets" has been used with
variations to describe .... R. P. Buddicom said, "It had been said that the sun
never set on the British flag; i...
The saying "The sun never sets on the British Empire" means that the British
Empire was once so expansive that there was always some part of it that was
This Canadian stamp from Xmas 1898 should help explain the meaning of the
term: ... At one time it was said that the sun never set over the British Empire.
The sun never set on the British Empire because the sun sets in the West and .....
Hobson wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of ...
At its peak the British Empire was the largest empire the world had ever known. It
was said 'the sun never sets on the British Empire' because its span across the ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... With today's referendum on Scottish independence, the former British empire
stands to shrink even further. Mitch Fraas, curator at the University ...
It meant that the British Empire was so huge and covered so many parts of the
globe that it was always daylight somewhere in the empire.
At its peak, the British Empire was the largest formal empire that the world had
ever known. .... Of course the sun never sets on the Empire on this website. .....
One interesting theory to explain Imperialism was borne out of the works of Karl
www.originofnations.org/British_Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire.htm
The Sun Never Set on the British Empire, circa 1937 ... My source for the 1937
zones (in the Atlas of the British Empire, edited by Christopher Bayly, .... Hobson
wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of investment
The world's largest empire. The British Empire spanned the globe. This led to the
saying that the Sun never set on it, since it was always daytime somewhere in ...