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The Emerging Empire: The Continental Perspective, 1650–1713

Jonathan I. Israel

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

It first became evident to other European states that England possessed outstanding advantages as a colonizing power, and that her Empire might soon outstrip all others, in the 1650s. This heightened ... More


Imperial botany and the early scientific breeders

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The expansion of the British and Dutch mercantile empires from the 17th century was accompanied by a renewal of the old Babylonian concept of Imperial Botany, now made all the more effective by a new ... More


British India as a Problem in Political Economy: Comparing James Steuart and Adam Smith

Robert Travers

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The consolidation of political economy as a distinct branch of the science of politics was simultaneous with the expansion and diversification of the overseas British Empire. This new political ... More


Napoleon III and France’s colonial expansion: national grandeur, territorial conquests and colonial embellishment, 1852–70

Emmanuelle Guenot

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808–73), nephew of Napoleon I, came to power in 1851 after a coup d’étatreplacing the short-lived Second Republic (1848–51). His eighteen-year reign (1852–70) provided a ... More


Epilogue: Out of the Sailor’s Den, into the Tourist Trap

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This epilogue traces the significance of the decline of the deepwater maritime industry. By 1870, the largest community of Americans overseas was no longer common sailors but wealthy tourists. This ... More


Islands of Women

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the nineteenth century, hegemonic discourses of civilization circulated widely, with the rhetoric of male supremacy a common trope. This chapter extends this discourse of civilization to the ... More


Limits: Conquest and Colonialism

Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

in The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102314
eISBN:
9780300128963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102314.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the constitutionality of these acquisitions by the United States to create a seemingly overseas empire. In 1854, the United States completed its acquisition of the American ... More


Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

David Syrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.0001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Seven Years' War was the most successful in British history, with naval supremacy triumphantly asserted over France and Spain, and a vast new overseas empire conquered. This is the story of the ... More


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