Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism

Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism

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This unique reference work on the history of European imperialism is designed to provide a ready reference tool for students and scholars. Its major focus is the Spanish, Portuguese, British, Dutch, French, German, Belgian, and Italian empires during the past 500 years. The dictionary offers brief descriptive essays on a variety of topics--colonies, prominent individuals, legislation, treaties, conferences, wars, revolutions, and technologies. References at the end of each entry provide sources of additional information for those interested in further research. Cross-references within the text help the reader to find related items.A test case arranged by English abolitionist Granville Sharp in 1772 led to a decision by Lord Chief Justice Mansfield that ... In 1791 the settlement was reestablished with about 50 survivors of the original 411 settlers, although this time theanbsp;...

Title:Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism
Author:James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1991-01-01


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