Empire, the Sea and Global History
Britain's Maritime World, c.1760-c.1840
Edited by Mr David Cannadine
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Empire, the Sea and Global History by Mr David Cannadine
Book DescriptionThe essays in this collection offer the path-breaking research of leading scholars to explore the significance and complexities of Britain's maritime world in this key period through a series of thematic discussions, comparing similar and contrasting movements and events.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230008991
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mr David Cannadine
George V, Hardback (December 2014)
For a man with such conventional tastes and views, George V had a revolutionary impact. Almost despite himself he marked a decisive break with his flamboyant predecessor Edward VII, inventing the modern monarchy, with its emphasis on frequent public appearances, family values and duty. The author offers an account of his reign.
Christendom Destroyed, Hardback (July 2014)
A study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era.
Undivided Past, Paperback (April 2014)» View all books by Mr David Cannadine
Great works of history have so often had at their heart a wish to sift people in ways that have been profoundly damaging and provided intellectual justification for terrible political decisions. This title presents an agonised attempt to understand how so much of the writing of history has been driven by a fatal desire to dramatize differences.
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Author Biography - Mr David Cannadine
MAXINE BERG Professor of History, University of Warwick, UK STEPHEN CONWAY Professor of Early Modern History, University College London, UK RICHARD DRAYTON Senior Lecturer in Imperial History, University of Cambridge, UK FELIPE FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO Prince of Asturias Professor of History, Tufts University, USA CATHERINE HALL Professor of Modern History, University College London, UK P.J. MARSHALL Professor Emeritus of Imperial History, Kings College, London. PHILIP MORGAN Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the American Revolutionary Era, Princeton University, USA SIMON SCHAFFER Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK
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