It was famously said that at the height of its power the British Empire was so vast that the Sun never set on it. At this time, an astonishing 33.7 million square kilometres and 458 million people fell within the British monarchy. So how did a small island nation manage to amass such a vast domain?
With All About History’s Book of the British Empire, explore a controversial period in world history and grasp the lasting impact this dominating power has had on the modern world, all through amazing images, illustrations and articles.
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