Primary and secondary materials for the study of ‘Empire’ and its theories, practices, and consequences, covering the last 500 years.

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Empire Online brings together manuscripts, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences.

Material in the collection spans five centuries, charting the story of the rise and fall of empires: from the explorations of Columbus, Captain Cook, and others, right through to de-colonisation in the second half of the twentieth century and debates over American Imperialism. 

Useful if you study:

  • History
  • Colonial history

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