The Governors General: The English Army And The Definition Of The Empire, 1569 1681 Stephen Saunders Webb

ISBN: 9780807813317

Published: January 1st 1979

Hardcover

561 pages


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The Governors General: The English Army And The Definition Of The Empire, 1569 1681  by  Stephen Saunders Webb

The Governors General: The English Army And The Definition Of The Empire, 1569 1681 by Stephen Saunders Webb
January 1st 1979 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 561 pages | ISBN: 9780807813317 | 7.51 Mb

In this remarkable revisionist study, Webb shows that English imperial policy was shaped by a powerful and sustained militaristic, autocratic tradition that openly defined English empire as the imposition of state control by force on dependentMoreIn this remarkable revisionist study, Webb shows that English imperial policy was shaped by a powerful and sustained militaristic, autocratic tradition that openly defined English empire as the imposition of state control by force on dependent people. He describes the entire military connection that found expression in the garrisoned cities of England, Scotland, and Ireland and ultimately in the palisaded plantations of Jamaica, Virginia, and New England.Originally published in 1987.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print.

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