Published 1973 by American Heritage Pub. Co.; distributed by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Other titles||British Empire.|
|Statement||Editor: Stephen W. Sears.|
|Contributions||Sears, Stephen W., ed., Time-Life Books.|
|LC Classifications||DA16 .H65|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||511|
|ISBN 10||0070303541, 007030355X|
|LC Control Number||73008684|
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This book, the first volume of the Oxford History of the British Empire series, explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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