Development of the British Empire

By Howard Robinson; James T. Shotwell | Go to book overview

THE DEVELOPMENT OF
THE BRITISH EMPIRE

BY
HOWARD ROBINSON, PH.D.
Professor of History, Miami University

under the editorship of
JAMES T. SHOTWELL, LL.D.
Professor of History in Columbia University

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
BOSTON · NEW YORK · CHICAGO · DALLAS · SAN FRANCISCO
The Riberside Press Cambridge

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Editor's Foreword v
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Maps *
  • The Preparation for Empire 1
  • Bibliographical Note 8
  • The Commercial Revolution 10
  • Bibliographical Note 21
  • The Foundation for Empire 22
  • Bibliographical Note 34
  • The Beginnings of Empire in the West 35
  • Bibliographical Note 55
  • The Commercial Rivalry of England and Holland 56
  • Bibliographical Note 73
  • The Duel with France 74
  • Bibliographical Note 96
  • The Old Colonial System 98
  • Bibliographical Note 113
  • The Revolt of the American Colonies 115
  • Bibliographical Note 130
  • The Industrial Revolution 131
  • Bibliographical Note. 145
  • The British Empire and Napoleon 146
  • Bibliographical Note 159
  • A New Colonial Interest 160
  • Bibliographical Note 175
  • The Spread of British Power in India 177
  • Bibliographical Note 192
  • The Completion of British Dominion in India 194
  • Bibliographical Note 211
  • The Growth of Canada 1760-1867 212
  • Bibliographical Note 234
  • The Establishment of Empire in Australasia 235
  • Bibliographical Note 258
  • The Establishment of Empire in South Africa 259
  • Bibliographtcal Note 278
  • Imperial Interests of the Victorian Age 279
  • Bibliographical Note 299
  • Modern India 301
  • Bibliographical Note 319
  • The Highway to the East 320
  • Bibliographical Note 335
  • The Suez Canal and Egypt 337
  • Bibliographical Note 356
  • The Union of South Africa 357
  • Bibliographical Note 375
  • Modern Australasia 376
  • Bibliographical Note 399
  • British North America — Canada and Newfoundland 401
  • Bibliographical Note 426
  • The Imperial Organization at the Opening of the Twentieth Century 428
  • Bibliographical Note 447
  • The Empire and the World War 448
  • Bibliographical Note 475
  • Appendix i
  • Index vii
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