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Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less
Father of the British Empire By Don Pavey
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Thomas Povey FRS (alias Pavey) 1615-1702 Colonial Administrator, merchant-lawyer and scientist
Father of the British Empire By Don Pavey
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Thomas Povey FRS (alias Pavey) 1615-1702 Colonial Administrator, merchant-lawyer and scientist
Stand By The Empire By A.K. Chesterton
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This was the second of the three volume 'Sound The Alarm' series, published in booklet form in October 1954, and funded by the generosity of Robert Key Jeffery. The articles had originally appeared... More > in issues of Candour. It contains, among other things, a damning attack on Gandhi - who was the ‘saintly’ Nelson Mandela of his day and a robust defence of the Portuguese empire, which - lest we forget - showed more fight than the other European powers during the scuttle from empire of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Portugal was the first European power into empire, and fought to retain its possessions as late as the mid 1970’s.< Less
Bones of Empire By Brian J ORR
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Bones of Empire, looks at the contributions the ministers, sons, and daughters, of the manse made abroad. It was their bones that laced together the British Empire. As merchants the Scots were... More > prominent in Europe from the 13th and 14th centuries, and were coerced migrants and slaves to the West Indian and American colonies through religious persecution and wars in the 17th century. During the 18th and 19th C some were embroiled in the use of slaves on plantations and with dealing in slaves, yet the Church supported abolition. They and their like were the true founders of the British Empire - the `doers` who helped lay the foundations; delivered the infrastructure and made it work as administrators; doctors; engineers; explorers, lawyers and judges; merchants; missionaries; plantation workers, managers and owners; teachers; and inevitably the soldiers, sailors, and latterly airmen who served just about everywhere there was a British interest.< Less
Greater Britain - An Empire Gained: An Empire Lost By Peter N. Williams
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When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China on July 1, 1997 after 155 years of occupation, a mighty empire came to an end. Now reduced to its island mainland and a few tiny overseas possessions, the... More > British Empire once covered a third of the land area of the globe. One of the largest and and most profitable empires in world history had been built by a succession of Parliaments not only interested in establishing centers of trade and commerce, but of finding suitable areas for its overcrowded population to settle. The end of World War Two saw the island nation desperate to rid itself of its massive burden—that of maintaining an empire whose members were willing to fight for their independence.< Less
Greater Britain - An Empire Gained: An Empire Lost By Peter N. Williams
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When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China on July 1, 1997 after 155 years of occupation, a mighty empire came to an end. Now reduced to its island mainland and a few tiny overseas possessions, the... More > British Empire once covered a third of the land area of the globe. One of the largest and and most profitable empires in world history had been built by a succession of Parliaments not only interested in establishing centers of trade and commerce, but of finding suitable areas for its overcrowded population to settle. The end of World War Two saw the island nation desperate to rid itself of its massive burden—that of maintaining an empire whose members were willing to fight for their independence.< Less
British-India Maps By The Indiaman Magazine
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Digitally restored maps of British-India towns and railway routes of the individual railway companies such as the East Indian Railways, the Great Indian Peninsular Railways, the Bombay, Baroda and... More > Central India Railways plus many more dating from 1897. Locate the British churches, cemeteries, schools, British cantonments and railway stations where your family lived in 19th century British-India.< Less