Britain’s Imperial Century, 1815–1914

A Study of Empire and Expansion

  • Ronald Hyam

Part of the Cambridge Commonwealth Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Ronald Hyam
    Pages 1-73
  3. Ronald Hyam
    Pages 203-279
  4. Ronald Hyam
    Pages 280-314
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 315-349

About this book


Provides a comprehensive chronological narrative of the history of the British Empire between 1815 and 1914, together with a more theoretical and reflective concluding chapter, thus giving an overview of British policy and action which takes account of the many factors underlying British expansion.


bibliography Britain British Empire dynamics empire expansion foundation Great Britain history history of literature policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Ronald Hyam
    • 1
  1. 1.Magdalene CollegeCambridgeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-57758-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-22784-6
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