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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

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A grand narrative history of the world's first experiment in globalization, with lessons for an ever-expanding American Empire--from England's most talented young historian. The British Empire was the largest in all history, its reach the nearest thing to world domination ever achieved. By the eve of the Second World War, over a fifth of the world's land surface and nearly a quarter of the world's population were under some form of British rule. Yet for today's generation, the British Empire has come to stand for nothing ...

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0465023282

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9780465023288

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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
2004, Basic Books, New York, NY

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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
2003, Basic Books (AZ), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465023288

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