The Expansion of England: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Two Courses of Lectures

The Expansion of England: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Two Courses of Lectures

by John Robert Seeley

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The Expansion of England: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Two Courses of Lectures by John Robert Seeley

“[History] should not merely gratify the reader’s curiosity about the past, but modify his view of the present and his forecast of the future.” So begins John R. Seeley’s sweeping study of the British Empire’s imperialist past—an illuminating look at a world power and its destiny.


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ISBN-13: 9781411446342
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 1,139,731
File size: 377 KB

About the Author

Sir John Robert Seeley (1834-1895) was an English historian and scholar. In 1859 he published his first book, a collection of poems under the pseudonym John Robertson. In 1869 Seeley was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge. His essays, “Ecco Homo,” “Natural Religion,” and “Expansion of England,” were his most important works.

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