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The imperial captives

John Mottley

The imperial captives

a tragedy

by John Mottley

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Published by Printed for T. Jauncey ... W. Meadows ... and J. Roberts in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mr. Mottley
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiv, [2], 63 p
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15140692M

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In Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World,Linda Colley exposes a perspective of the Imperial Britain that goes against traditional history. Although Britain experienced expansion at an unprecedented rate during the late s until the mids, it had spread itself too thin across the globe/5(20).

In Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World,Linda Colley exposes a perspective of the Imperial Britain that goes against traditional history.

Although Britain experienced expansion at an unprecedented rate during the late s until the mids, it had /5. In Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World,Linda Colley exposes a perspective of the Imperial Britain that goes against traditional history.

Although Britain experienced expansion at an unprecedented rate during the late s until the mids, it had spread itself too thin across the globe/5. OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries and introductory matter omitted.

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Britain's pursuit of empire seems an inexorable march across continents toward its ultimate--if temporaryglobal hegemony. But, as Linda Colley shows in this masterfully written book, Britain's overseas enterprises were always constrained by its own limitations in size, population, and armed forces, and by divisions among its subjectsconstraints and deficiencies that could make the dream 2/5(1).

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