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Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997

Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997

by Piers Brendon

Editorial: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780307270283
Número de páginas: 816
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 21 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-11
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After the American Revolution, the British Empire appeared to be doomed. Yet it grew to become the greatest, most diverse empire the world had seen. Then, within a generation, the mighty structure collapsed, a rapid demise that left an array of dependencies and a contested legacy: at best a sporting spirit, a legal code and a near-universal language; at worst, failed states and internecine strife. The Decline and Fall of the British Empire covers a vast canvas, which Brendon fills with vivid particulars, from brief lives to telling anecdotes to comic episodes to symbolic moments. From the Trade Paperback ...