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Trade and Dominion: The European Oversea Empires in the Eighteenth Century
     

Trade and Dominion: The European Oversea Empires in the Eighteenth Century

by J.H. H. Parry
 

Between the mid-15th and the mid-18th century, every European country bordering the Atlantic (and some that did not) acquired land overseas. But, as these imperial powers rushed to grab colonies, the world began to grow too small for these competing adventurers. Continuing the story he began in The Age of Reconnaissance, the author of the highly praised History of

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Between the mid-15th and the mid-18th century, every European country bordering the Atlantic (and some that did not) acquired land overseas. But, as these imperial powers rushed to grab colonies, the world began to grow too small for these competing adventurers. Continuing the story he began in The Age of Reconnaissance, the author of the highly praised History of Civilization series now deals with the second phase of empire—its expanded operations, collisions, mutinies, alterations of course, and changing attitude toward the subject races.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842120385
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.44(d)

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