Revised and updated edition of this popular and challenging history of British imperialism.
- Continues to be the only student friendly text (ie balanced and ranging over decolonization as well) which covers all elements of the British empire. 'The best synoptic view yet presented of the empire sine the coming of the New Imperialism.' Historical Studies.
- Well written and cleverly constructed - the combination of wit, relevant detail and quotations make it an engaging and motivating read.