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A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources of the British Empire ...

by Patrick Colquhoun

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Published by J. Mawman .
Written in English


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  At its peak, the British Empire spanned the world and linked diverse populations in a vast network of exchange that spread people, wealth, commodities, cultures, and ideas around the globe. By the turn of the twentieth century, this empire, which made Britain one of the premier global superpowers, appeared invincible and eternal. This compelling book reveals, however, that it was .   Treatise on the Wealth, Power and Resources of the British Empire Poster: Wombwell's Royal National Zoological Collection, which contains his unequalled Group of Lions Playbill for the Victoria Theatre advertising Mathews and Harrison and their Celebrated Dogs.

  While the focus of this chapter and this book are on those forces that affected the big cyclical swings in wealth and power, I also saw ripple-effect patterns in all dimensions of life including. A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources, of the British Empire, in Every Quarter of the World, including The East Indies The second edition, with additions and corrections. Colquhoun, Patrick; London: Printed for Joseph Mawman ; Goldsmiths £

  In the s – facing the challenges of imperial overstretch and mindful of Gibbon’s narrative – Tory politician Joseph Chamberlain urged the consolidation of the empire as an economic bloc, in the hope of continuing “for generation after generation the strength, the power and the glory of the British race”. An empire is a sovereign state functioning as an aggregate of lands and peoples that are ruled over by an emperor-like monarch or territory and population of an empire is commonly of greater y's largest empires, such as the Roman, British and Mongol empires, were typically characterized by the conquest, colonization, plunder, and subordination of often large numbers.


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Patrick Colquhoun intended A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources, of the British Empire to ‘explain the foundation upon which the power and resources of the British Empire rests’, recording the distribution of wealth, property and produce in the early 19th century.

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A treatise on the wealth, power, and resources of the British empire the rise and progress of the funding system explained by Patrick Colquohoun. Published by Joseph Mawman in London. Written in English. A treatise on the wealth, power and resources of the British Empire, in every quarter of the world, including the East Indies: the rise and progress of the funding system explained; with observations on the national resources for the beneficial employment of a redundant population and for rewarding the military and naval officers, soldiers, and seamen, for their services to their country.

A TREATISE ON THE WEALTH, POWER, AND RESOURCES, OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, in every quarter of the world, including the East Indies: The Rise and Progress of the Funding System Explained: with observations on the Natural Resources for the beneficial Employment of a redundant Population, and for regarding the military and Naval Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, for the Services to their Author: P(atrick) Colquhoun.

A treatise on the wealth, power, and resources of the British empire : the rise and progress of the funding system explained By Patrick Colquhoun. After the defeat of France in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (–), the British Empire emerged as the principal naval and imperial power of the 19th century.

Unchallenged at sea, British dominance was later described as Pax Britannica ("British Peace"), a period of relative peace in Europe and the world (–) during which the British Empire became the global hegemon and.

British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain and the administration of the British government.

The policy of granting or recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies, which was favoured by the far-flung nature. Historical Atlas of the British Empire. ^ a b c Patrick Colquhoun (). A Treatise on the Wealth, Power and Resources of the British Empire in Every Quarter of the World, Including the East-Indies: The Rise and Progress of the Funding System Explained.

National Library of the Netherlands. A TREATISE ON THE WEALTH, POWER, AND RESOURCES, OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE,; in every quarter of the world, including the East Indies: The Rise and Progress of the Funding System Explained: with observations on the Natural Resources for the beneficial Employment of a redundant Population, and for regarding the military and Naval Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, for the Services to their .In the later eighteenth century, the West Indian sugar islands were a source of conspicuous wealth for some individuals and an important addition to the resources of Great Britain.

This book examines Edmund Burke's long involvement with the West Indies, examining his conflicted attitudes to slavery and the maintenance of Britain's imperial reach.Colquhoun, Patrick, A treatise on the wealth, power, and resources, of the British Empire, in every quarter of the world, including the East Indies; the rise and progress of the funding system explained (London, Printed for J.

Mawman, )(page images at HathiTrust).