Monthly Archives: November 2008

The role of the Navy 1815-1870

As you approach your assignment on the above topic, here’s the class powerpoint on developing-the-empire-1815-1870 and the student presentation from today on the-royal-navy Advertisements

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How successful was the New Deal?

A compilation of useful articles on your coursework. Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University plus two book reviews (from 1964 and 1992. Can you spot which is which?)

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What did the Congress of Vienna mean to Britain?

As a result of the Congree of Vienna, Great Britain retained: Malta, Heligoland ( a small archipelago in the North Sea, two hours’ sailing time from Cuxhaven at the mouth of the River Elbe),the protectorate of the Ionian Isles (the … Continue reading

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Notes on Rise of Empire (1660-1760) assignment

Your assignment takes the shape of a 2500 word essay on the development of “Empire” in the history of Britain between the years 1660-1760. The overall strategy for this year’s fast-track course is Power politics, with the attempt being made … Continue reading

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