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British Empire as a world power

by Edward Ingram

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • World politics.,
    • Imperialism.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementEdward Ingram.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA16 .I538 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6788655M
      ISBN 100714651516
      LC Control Number00047445

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I thought it was brilliant. Here's what Library Journal had to say: First published in England last year (with the shorter subtitle How Britain Made the Modern World), this is intended as a cautionary tale for the United States/5(). The British Empire was the most extensive empire in world history and considered the foremost great power, holding sway over 25% of the world's population and controlling about 25% of the Earth's total land area, while the United States and the Soviet Union grew in power before and during World War II.

The UK would face serious political. The British empire learned that the military must be subservient to civilian power if you are to build civil administrations." America's critical weakness, however, was its fatal lack of self.

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Ingram, Edward; The British Empire As A World Power. LONDON,PORTLAND,OR, Published by FRANK CASS Binding: HARD BACK BLUE Jacket: GOOD DJ Size: 9 1/2 X 6 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD General wear and rubbed cover.

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Ingram, Edward.The British Empire as a world power / Edward Ingram Frank Cass London ; Portland, Or. Wikipedia Citation.Annotation. The British Empire was the largest in all history: the nearest thing to world domination ever achieved. By the eve of World War II, around a quarter of the world's land surface was under some form of British rule.

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