Revolutionary Empire Rise of the English-speaking Empire from the Fifteenth Century to the 1780"s

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Number of Pages559
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ISBN 100712666877
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Revolutionary Empire describes the events which have transformed life everywhere in the world-the political revolutions of England and Scotland in the Seventeenth century, the 'democratic revolution'which began with the revolt of the thirteen colonies, then found expression in Europe, and the 'industrial revolution' simultaneously occurring in Britain.

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