Britain's Maritime Empire

Britain's Maritime Empire

Southern Africa, the South Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, 1763-1820

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

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1. Introduction: the master link of connection; 2. The key to India: consolidating the gateway to the East; 3. A sword in the hands: European rivals, imperial designs, colonial problems; 4. A constant and unreserved correspondence: networks of knowledge exchange; 5. The great outwork and bulwark of India: troops, military manoeuvres and defending the eastern empire; 6. Conclusions: the connection between the settlements becomes more intimate; Bibliography; Index.
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