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By H. V. Bowen, Elizabeth Mancke, John G. Reid

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This pioneering comparative research of British imperialism within the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds attracts at the views of British rookies abroad and their local hosts, of metropolitan officers and company organisations, migrants and settlers. prime students learn the divergences and commonalities within the felony and monetary regimes that allowed Britain to undertaking imperium around the globe. They discover the character of sovereignty and legislation, governance and rules, international relations, army relatives and trade, laying off new mild at the tactics of enlargement that motivated the making of empire. whereas acknowledging the differences and divergences in imperial endeavours in Asia and the Americas - no longer least by way of the dimensions of indigenous populations, technical and cultural changes, and techniques to indigenous polities - this e-book argues that those changes needs to be noticeable within the context of what Britons in another country shared, together with constitutional rules, claims of sovereignty, disciplinary regimes and armed forces attitudes.

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Harold A. Innis, The cod isheries: the history of an international economy (Toronto, 1940); C. Grant Head, Eighteenth-century Newfoundland (Ottawa, 1976); Peter E. Pope, Fish into wine (Chapel Hill, NC, 2004). C. Grant Head, Christopher Moore, and Michael Barkham, ‘The ishery in Atlantic commerce’, in R. ), Historical atlas of Canada , vol. I (Toronto, 1987), plate 28. 125 on Sun Dec 23 03:06:09 WET 2012. 005 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 Geographies of the British Atlantic world Map 7 Ports of registry of English and Irish shipping sailing to Barbados, 1686 Source: TNA, Naval Ofice shipping lists for Barbados.

In the early eighteenth century, a resident ishery also developed in Newfoundland, particularly along the old English shore of the Avalon and Bonavista peninsulas. Caretakers were left to look after ishing premises over the winter, and from this small nucleus the population began to grow. Even so, the migratory ishery was still larger than the resident ishery at the time of the American Revolution. The third circuit was the fur trade from London to Hudson Bay. 11 Although of relatively minor commercial value, the fur trade established the English on one of the major entryways into North America and allowed British inluence to spread across much of the northern half of the continent during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.

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