Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire.
Covers the period from 1558 to 1783 in great detail from the perspective of imperialism. New analysis explains how Britain's relationships in Europe - from having German kings to making enemies - were really behind her Imperial experiences during this period. Very readable history, several maps, endnotes and index. Peseus, NY, 2007. Hb, Dj. Publ at $39.95. NEW. $10.00