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The british empire brought profound changes to the world—but in the decades since its rapid decline after world war ii it has become a kind of a historical joke, sometimes in poor taste. I got this book in hopes of finding a comprehensive analysis of the rise and fall of the british empire taking account of the political, economic, and social dimensions read more published on march 8, 2016. The rise and fall of the british empire a short introduction by wikipedia the british empire was the largest empire in history and for a time was the foremost global power it was a product of the european age of discovery, which began with the maritime explorations of the 15th century, that sparked the era of the european colonial empir. The history of the british empire from the birth of wessex to the end of decolonization new version: .
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