Atlas of British Overseas Expansion
Andrew N. Porter
Routledge, 1991 - History - 279 pages
With the help of almost 140 maps and town plans and explanatory texts, this atlas covers a vast area in terms of period and passage of time, geography, place and distance.
In addition to Britain's colonial development, it touches on subjects including the changing territorial pattern of empire, exploration, trade, communications and imperial defence, war and conquest, the activities of Britain's missionaries and consuls and the shift of white settlement.
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