The volumes in this set, originally published between 1968 and 1989, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the British Empire and provides an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine slavery in the British Empire, problems encountered in India in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, as well as the Empire at its most powerful. This set will be of particular interest to students of British, colonial, and world history.
Table of Contents
1. Lost Children of the Empire Philip Bean and Joy Melville (1989) 2. The British Empire at its Zenith A. J. Christopher (1988) 3. In the Wake of Cook: Exploration, Science and Empire, 1780-1801 David Mackay (1985) 4. Problems of Empire: Britain and India, 1757-1813 P. J. Marshall (1968) 5. The British Empire in the Victorian Press, 1832-1867: A Bibliography E. M. Palmegiano (1987) 6. Indentured Labour in the British Empire, 1834-1920 Edited by Kay Saunders (1984) 7. Sir Claude MacDonald, the Open Door, and British Informal Empire in China, 1895-1900 Mary H. Wilgus (1987)
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.