The Resource Three victories and a defeat : the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783, Brendan Simms

Three victories and a defeat : the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783, Brendan Simms

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Three victories and a defeat : the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783
Title
Three victories and a defeat
Title remainder
the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783
Statement of responsibility
Brendan Simms
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the British House of Hanover from its rise based on strong relationships with European powers to its fall due to the political damge of the American Revolution
Cataloging source
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Simms, Brendan
Dewey number
941.07
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA16
LC item number
.S53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
Label
Three victories and a defeat : the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783, Brendan Simms
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Imperial apprenticeship. A part of the main: England in Europe, 1558-1697 -- Marlborough country: Britain and the empire, 1697-1714 -- II. Imperial opportunities. Imperial restoration, 1714-1715 -- Britain's' new European empire, 1716-1717 -- Preventive war in the Mediterranean and the Baltic, 1718-1719 -- III. Imperial challenges. A protestant empire, 1721-1724 -- The return of Charles V, 1725-1726 -- The resurgence of France, 1727-1732 -- Imperial visions. Imperial retreat, 1733-1736 -- The colonial mirage, 1737-1739 -- Imperial isolation, 1740-1742 -- V. Imperial recovery. The empires strike back, 1742-1745 -- The American empire restores the balance in the German empire, 1745-1748 -- Imperial pre-emptions, 1748-1752 -- VI. Imperial triumph. Transferring the seat of empire? 1753-1756 -- The imperial missions of William Pitt, 1757-1759 -- An island once again, 1760-1763 -- VII. Imperial hubris. Imperial retrenchments, 1763-1765 -- Imperial pre-emptions, 1765-1767 -- Empire adrift, 1768-1772 -- VIII. Imperial nemesis. Fighting for Europe in America, 1773-1777 -- Losing America in Europe, 1778-1779 -- The partition of Britain, 1780-1783
Control code
ocn230193500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 802 pages
Isbn
9780140289848
Isbn Type
(British pbk.)
Lccn
2008930854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230193500
Label
Three victories and a defeat : the rise and fall of the first British Empire, 1714-1783, Brendan Simms
Publication
Note
Originally published: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Imperial apprenticeship. A part of the main: England in Europe, 1558-1697 -- Marlborough country: Britain and the empire, 1697-1714 -- II. Imperial opportunities. Imperial restoration, 1714-1715 -- Britain's' new European empire, 1716-1717 -- Preventive war in the Mediterranean and the Baltic, 1718-1719 -- III. Imperial challenges. A protestant empire, 1721-1724 -- The return of Charles V, 1725-1726 -- The resurgence of France, 1727-1732 -- Imperial visions. Imperial retreat, 1733-1736 -- The colonial mirage, 1737-1739 -- Imperial isolation, 1740-1742 -- V. Imperial recovery. The empires strike back, 1742-1745 -- The American empire restores the balance in the German empire, 1745-1748 -- Imperial pre-emptions, 1748-1752 -- VI. Imperial triumph. Transferring the seat of empire? 1753-1756 -- The imperial missions of William Pitt, 1757-1759 -- An island once again, 1760-1763 -- VII. Imperial hubris. Imperial retrenchments, 1763-1765 -- Imperial pre-emptions, 1765-1767 -- Empire adrift, 1768-1772 -- VIII. Imperial nemesis. Fighting for Europe in America, 1773-1777 -- Losing America in Europe, 1778-1779 -- The partition of Britain, 1780-1783
Control code
ocn230193500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 802 pages
Isbn
9780140289848
Isbn Type
(British pbk.)
Lccn
2008930854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230193500

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