1. The Seven Years War and the crisis in North America; 2. Establishment of empire in Asia and the Pacific; 3. Self-determination in the colonies of European settlement; 4. Humanitarianism, anti-slavery and missionary activity; 5. Rule and response in nineteenth-century India; 6. Imperialism and nationalism in India; 7. Britain's imperial century, 1815-1914; 8. Challenge to imperial authority: South Africa and Ireland; 9. The British Empire in the Middle East; 10. End of Empire: Africa.