Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.France, Sweden, Denmark, the Holy Roman Empire (Austrian Netherlands/ Ostend), and Scotland all established their own East India ... In 1719, the British South Sea Company (1711), which had been vested with a monopoly on the South Sea trade and the Atlantic slave ... in 1720 to a crash in the company, the inchoate British stock market, and the political system that had so wholeheartedly backed it.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism Since 1450: A-E|
|Publisher||:||MacMillan Reference Library - 2007|