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Author Williams, Glyndwr.

Title The expansion of Europe in the eighteenth century : overseas rivalry, discovery and exploitation / Glyndwr Williams
Published London : Blandford Press, 1966
Blandford P, 1966

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 W'PONDS  909.7 Wil  AVAILABLE
Description x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Blandford history series: Problems of history
Blandford history series: Problems of history
Contents 1. Introduction: The rival empires -- 2. Contest for empire in the West 1700-1763: Introduction ; Motives and problems of empire ; Areas of tension : North American and the Caribbean 1713-1748 ; Climax of the contest : the Seven Years War 1756-1763 -- 3. Widening horizons 1740-1790: Introduction ; The clash of trading empires in India 1744-1763 ; Expansion of India and the eastern seas 1763-1793 ; The opening of the Pacific -- 4. The colonial empires in an age of revolution 1763-1815: Introduction ; Reorganization and rebellion in the Americas 1763-1789 ; War and revolution overseas 1789-1815
Notes Bibliography: p. 285-295
Bibliography Includes bibliography and index
Subject Colonies -- History.
Discoveries in geography -- History -- 18th century.
Europe -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century.
Europe -- Colonies.
Europe -- History -- 18th century.
LC no. 67070631
ISBN 0713732725