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History of England and the British commonwealth

by Larson, Laurence Marcellus

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Laurence M. Larson.
      SeriesAmerican historical series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA32 .L35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 911 p.
      Number of Pages911
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6662635M
      LC Control Number24006128
      OCLC/WorldCa981260

        As part of our Commonwealth week we looked at the history of the British Empire. Commonwealth History, British Empire, Colonies. 3 customer reviews. Author: Created by MissieTrex. Preview. Tes Global Ltd is registered in England (Company No ) with its registered office at 26 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4HQ. /5(3).   Thus, in , the British Commonwealth of Nations was founded under the Statute of Westminster with five initial members - the United Kingdom, Canada, the Irish Free State, Newfoundland, and the Union of South Africa. (Ireland permanently left the Commonwealth in , Newfoundland became part of Canada in , and South Africa left in due to apartheid but rejoined in as Author: Matt Rosenberg.

      The Commonwealth of England was the republican government which ruled first England and then Ireland and Scotland from to After the execution of Charles I on Janu , the Commonwealth was declared (An Act declaring England to be a Commonwealth) by the Rump Parliament on The government during to is properly called The . The Commonwealth of Nations is a worldwide political organization of independent nations with their dependencies, all of which recognize the British monarch as head of the Commonwealth. The origins of the Commonwealth lie in the British Empire. Starting in the 16th century, Britain invaded other lands. This was very violent most of the times.

      The colonies, all of which had Westminster-style representative institutions by , became one nation on 1 January The Commonwealth of Australia, with a federal structure, was established. By the time of World War I, Australian politics emphasised social policy, industrial development, and protectionism to cushion local industries and. England. The Commonwealth of England was the official name of the political unit (de facto military rule in the name of parliamentary supremacy) that replaced the Kingdom of England (after the English Civil War) from –53 and –60, under the rule of Oliver Cromwell and his son and successor Richard.


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A History of England and the British Commonwealth (American Historical Series) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ Manufacturer: Henry Holt and Company, New York. Martin Kitchen has written a fascinating, crisp, informative account of the rise and fall of the British Empire, concentrating on the 19th and 20th centuries but giving the background of the 'First British Empire', which was lost with the creating of the United States of : Martin Kitchen.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Larson, Laurence Marcellus, History of England, and the British commonwealth. Commonwealth of Nations, voluntary association of Great Britain and its dependencies, certain former British dependencies that are now sovereign states and their dependencies, and the associated states (states with full internal government but whose external relations are governed by Britain); Mozambique and Rwanda are the only members never to have been under British authority even in part.

The British Empire and Commonwealth: A Short History Paperback – 14 Aug. by Martin Kitchen (Author)Author: Martin Kitchen. The History of England by Hume is great, definitive, and available free online. It only goes up to the 's, but it covers everything from year 0 up to then.

The thing is a six volume beast, but if you want more than a millennium's worth of history then you're going to have to get your hands dirty.

Historically, the Commonwealth was an evolutionary outgrowth of the British traditional British policy of allowing considerable self-government in its colonies led to the existence by the 19th century of several dependent states that were populated to a significant degree by Europeans accustomed to forms of parliamentary rule and that possessed large measures of sovereignty.

British Empire - Summary. The first colony. England colonises Ireland. Indeed King Henry 2nd was asked by an Irish King (they had many at the time) to send an army to Ireland to sort out inter regional royal disputes. This book has many faults, among them the author's shallow knowledge of some topics and his overt nationalism, but, perhaps most important, its greatest fault comes from the author's tendentious perspective to see all historical events as leading inexorably to the grandeur that was the England of 4/5(20).

History of England and the British commonwealth. New York, Holt [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Marcellus Larson. 17th Century British History - Commonwealth & Protectorate 17th Century British History - General & Miscellaneous 17th Century British History - Stuart Dynasty, The Commonwealth is one of the world’s oldest political associations of states.

Its roots go back to the British Empire, when countries around the world were ruled by Britain. The early Commonwealth. Over time different countries of the British Empire gained different levels of freedom from Britain.

Semi-independent countries were called Dominions. The comprehensive history of England: civil and military, religious, intellectual, and social, from the earliest period to the suppression of the Sepoy revolt by MacFarlane, Charles, ; Thomson, Thomas, Queen Elizabeth II became Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth on 6th February She is head of the British Royal Family, has 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, and is 94 years, and 22 days old.

She is the 32nd great-granddaughter of King Alfred the Great who was the first effective King of England Explore our list of 17th Century British History - Commonwealth & Protectorate Books at Barnes & Noble®.

Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Finally, the Commonwealth Period was so named for the period between the end of the English Civil War and the restoration of the Stuart monarchy.

This is the time when Oliver Cromwell, a Puritan, led Parliament, who ruled the nation. The British Isles became inhabited more thanyears ago, as the discovery of stone tools and footprints at Happisburgh in Norfolk has revealed.

The earliest evidence for early modern humans in North West Europe, a jawbone discovered in Devon at Kents Cavern inwas re-dated in to betw years old. Continuous human habitation in England dates to around.

Origins of the British Empire. Great Britain made its first tentative efforts to establish overseas settlements in the 16th century. Maritime expansion, driven by commercial ambitions and by competition with France, accelerated in the 17th century and resulted in the establishment of settlements in North America and the West there were British American colonies in New England.

A scarce copy of this history of the British Commonwealth by Laurence M. Larson (), professor of History at the University of Illinois. Includes a double-page colour map and several other plates and in text illustrations throughout. CONDITION.

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What Roy MacLaren’s book is all about is to look at the official relations between Canada, the senior dominium in the British Empire, and Britain, as mediated through these figures.

These were the High Commissioners – that is to say, in non-Empire or Commonwealth terms, the ambassadors from Canada to. The Church of England, or Anglican Church, is the primary state church in Great Britain and is considered the original church of the Anglican Communion.

This volume collects and revises a series of articles by Patrick Collinson, which were first published between and It therefore systematically assembles a number of previously independent arguments, in order to provide a coherent vision of the way 16th-century Englishmen – and most of Collinson’s subjects are men – imagined their nation.