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The colonial empire of Great Britain

considered chiefly with reference to its physical geography and industrial productions

by G. Rowe

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G. Rowe
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44386, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44386
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (99 fr.)
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24611439M
ISBN 100665443862

New empire Edit. When the Thirteen Colonies became independent in the American War of Independence, the British Empire lost some of its oldest and most important n then began focusing on Asia, Africa, and the Pacific. After defeating Napoleonic France in , Britain became the world's only superpower for more than a century. The empire became even larger. The British Empire was transformed into the Commonwealth in which numerous states gained independence, but voluntarily associated with Great Britain (Luscombe). However, the legacy of British colonialism left a lasting impression on many parts of the world, leaving the former colonies politically, economically and socially unorganized.

There is no, “What if” - China did become a colonial empire - and still is a colonial empire. Unlike the European colonial empires, China didn’t expand much across the seas. Rather China colonised and expanded into the neighbouring territories wit. Why did Britain's colonial empire fueled the development of industry in that country? The nation had access to vast amounts of raw materials. Which of the following was a negative result of the growth of the textile industry in Great Britain? The spread of slavery in the United States.

  The Great War, provoked by imperial rivalries, saw the end of many empires but, although it nearly bankrupted Britain, it also inspired a late, interwar swan song. Until , despite predictions of decline, the British empire was still a colossus. (B)ordering Britain argues that Britain is the spoils of empire, its immigration law is colonial violence and irregular immigration is anti-colonial resistance. In announcing itself as postcolonial through immigration and nationality laws passed in the 60s, 70s and 80s, Britain cut itself off symbolically and physically from its colonies and.


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