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The Oxford History of the British Empire (5 Volume Set): The Origins of Empire; The Eighteenth Century; The Nineteenth Century; The Twentieth Century; The Historiography

Louis, William Roger; Canny, Nicholas P.; Low, Alaine M.; Marshall, P. J. ; (Peter James); Porter, A. N. ; (Andrew N.) Brown, Judith M.; Winks, Robin W.

Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, England; New York, 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Octavo in black cloth in red and yellowish-tan dust jackets with color illus. on covers; 5 volumes: maps ; 24 cm. In English. ISBN: 0198205627; 9780198205623; 0198205635; 9780198205630; 0198205651; 9780198205654; 0198205643; 9780198205647; 019820566X; 9780198205661; 9780199246786; 0199246785; 9780199246793; 0199246793; Abstract: "The Oxford History of the British Empire is a major new assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. It deals with the interaction of British and non-western societies from the Elizabethan era to the late twentieth century, aiming to provide a balanced treatment of the ruled as well as the rulers, and to take into account the significance of the Empire for the peoples of the British Isles. All five of the volumes in this series fully explore economic and social trends as well as political ones." -(WorldCat) Contents: v. 1. The origins of empire / Nicholas Canny, editor; v. 2. The eighteenth century / P.J. Marshall, editor; v. 3. The nineteenth century / edited by Andrew Porter; v. 4. The twentieth century / Judith M. Brown and William Roger Louis, editors -- v. 5. Historiography / Robin W. Winks, editor. **A large, heavy set. Extra shipping charges may apply.**. Fine, as new copies. Volumes 1-4 are unread, still in shrinkwrap; volume 5 is separate and in fine condition with very light edgewear to top edge of dust jacket cover and spine; else tight, clean, as new copies. First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 85096

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Title: The Oxford History of the British Empire (5 ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, England; New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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