1st Edition

Atlas of British Overseas Expansion

Edited By A.N. Porter Copyright 1992
    290 Pages
    by Routledge

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    This atlas comprises a full guide to the history of Britain's imperial enterprise. In addition to Britain's colonial development, it touches on subjects including the changing territorial pattern of empire, exploration, trade, communications and imperial defence, war and conquest, the activities of Britain's missionaries and consuls and the spread of white settlement.

    Contents include: Bristol and the Atlantic, 1480-1509, Early attempts at settlement in North America, Ireland, 1543-1625, European rivalries in teh New World, 1650-1713, Canada at the British conquest, 1763, British Expansion in India, 1765-1805, The Australian colonies and their expansion to teh 1850s, Trinidad, c. 1850, The South African War, 1899-1902, Canada, 1867-1949, The Partition of Ireland, 1919-1922, The Malaysn Emergency, 1948-1960, The Suez Crisis, 1956, The Falklands War of 1982, Delhi in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


    A.N. Porter