British Colonial Theories, 1570-1850.

By: Knorr, Klaus E.

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xix - 429 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on red spine panels and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. Six page foreword by H. A. Innis. From the author's preface: "The purpose of this study is to present and examine significant British colonial theories on the advantages and disadvantages resulting to the mother country from the establishment and maintenance of oversea colonies. For what reasons was the building and preservation of Empire thought profitable or unprofitable to the British nation?" Seven page index of names, books and periodicals along with a 6 page index of subjects at the back. The externals show moderate wear to the spine tips and board corners and the spine is a tad faded. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted.

Title: British Colonial Theories, 1570-1850.

Author Name: Knorr, Klaus E.

Categories: History,

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 27082

Keywords: History; Commonwealth; England; Imperialism; Missions; Northwest Passage; Fishing; Fishery; Colonization; Adam Smith; Wealth of Nations; Emigration; Bentham; James Mill; Ricardo; Huskisson; Sugar; Timber; Trade; Economics; Navigation; Slavery; Slave Trade; Aborigine; Lake Poets; Thomas Carlyle; Europe; Middle Class;