An introduction to the rise and fall of the British Empire
A new addition to Penguin's bestselling series of historical atlases, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire traces the emergence of the world's greatest empire, from its earliest beginnings in the British Isles through its ascendancy in Victorian times to its ultimate collapse in the mid-twentieth century. It examines the impact of British dominance throughout the world and the legacy it has bestowed.
Richly illustrated with photographs, artwork re-creations, and over 150 full-color maps
Contains a timeline and a table of imperial territories