The Victorian Empire and Britain’s Maritime World, 1837–1901

The Sea and Global History

  • Miles Taylor

About this book


A wide-ranging new survey of the role of the sea in Britain's global presence in the 19th century. Mostly at peace, but sometimes at war, Britain grew as a maritime empire in the Victorian era. This collection looks at British sea-power as a strategic, moral and cultural force.


Britain empire Enzo Paci freedom global history Great Britain history history of literature India Indian liberty peace slavery subject Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Miles Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Historical ResearchLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33841-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31266-2
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