Empire : how Britain made the modern world / Niall Ferguson.

Published
  • London : Penguin 2004
Physical description
xxviii, 422 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 0141007540
Notes
  • TV tie-in.
  • Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2003.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-405) and index.
Audience
  • adult
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • Niall Ferguson recreates the excitement, brutality and adventure of the British Empire, showing on a vast canvas how the British Empire in the 19th century spearheaded real globalization with steampower, telegraphs, guns, engineers, missionaries and millions of settlers.

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Empire : how Britain made the modern world / Niall Ferguson.

Published
  • London : Allen Lane 2003
Physical description
xxv, 392 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0713996153
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-383) and index.
Audience
  • adult
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • Accompanying a Channel Four television series, this text shows on a vast canvas how the British Empire in the 19th century spearheaded real globalization with steampower, telegraphs, guns, engineers, missionaries and millions of settlers.

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