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British Empire to 1783

Arthur Percival Newton

British Empire to 1783

its political, social and economic development.

by Arthur Percival Newton

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA18 N35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14086818M

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Simms traces the development of British colonial policy and the whole concept of empire/5(19). The historiography of the second British Empire of the period – was already in vigorous debate at the very time when that the Empire was being established.

From the American Revolution onwards, writers of histories began to take up a number of broad positions on this phase of British territorial expansion that set the terms of debate for the next century.

Generally, British rule in India and North America was fostered by an “enthusiastic partnership” between the natives and the British Empire. Within this time period (), Marshall’s book does well to maximize and delineate between the opportunities for wealth in the eastern part of its empire and the vulnerability of American.

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries.

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The loss of the greater part of the British Empire in North America, along with the independence of the former thirteen colonies and the creation of a new British territorial empire in eastern India, are conventionally interpreted as unconnected events. American independence has long been seen as marking the end of a ‘first’, largely trading, Atlantic empire of white settlement, while the.

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Get this from a library! The making and unmaking of empires: Britain, India, and America c [P J Marshall] -- P.J. Marshall deals with a crucial period in the history of the British empire in trying to explain how the British at the same time lost an empire in North America, while winning one in parts of.The British nation, preoccupied with its own problems, had allowed the colonial assemblies to make their own rules.

Parliament passed regulations to control all trade in the empire but had not enforced these rules, allowing the colonies to grow and prosper under a policy of salutary neglect.Quebec and Nova Scotia were the most important North American colonies which remained British after Both attracted loyalists who had opposed the Revolution.

Ambitious initial hopes that these colonies would prosper within the empire and would become show cases to the United States for the virtues of British constitutional government proved difficult to realise.