Crisis of Empire
Britain and America in the Eighteenth Century
By (author) Professor Jeremy Black
Normal Price: $59.99
Your Price: $53.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.70 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Crisis of Empire by Professor Jeremy Black
Book DescriptionJust how did the changing relationship between Britain and America in the 18th Century affect both world powers?Britain and the USA have helped define much of world history in recent centuries, and the relationship between the two is crucial to this history. This book focuses on a key period in their relationship, one that moulded the character of the British Empire and of the USA and thus the way they would relate to one and other in future. The rise and crises of empires will always fascinate the observer because in their fate we see much of human history. Certainly, the struggle of and for empire in the 18th Century was key to the fate of North America and more generally to that of the West Indies and North Atlantic.British victory followed by the American Revolution help to define and delimit the modern world. At European level the players were Britain, France and Spain eager for predominance and for trappings such as trade, land and prestige. Within North America there were the local agents of these powers but also their subjects, who held their own interests and views. In addition, the Native Americans were more than simply the passive victims of European expansion.The fascinating and complex story is told by Black with all the narrative drive and brilliance of a Barbara Tuchman book.
Buy Crisis of Empire book by Professor Jeremy Black from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781847252432
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Hambledon Continuum
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Jeremy Black
Metropolis, Hardback (October 2015)View all books by Professor Jeremy Black
This sumptuous volume looks at the development of the city map through time, revealing how we organize the urban space, from skyline profiles, bird's eye views and panoramas, to the schematic maps of transport networks and road layouts to help us navigate, and statistical maps that can provide information on human aspirations.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crisis of Empire book by Professor Jeremy Black and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Professor Jeremy Black
Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a prolific author and reviewer, and a leading expert on eighteenth-century Britain.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.