by C.E. Carrington
This is a digital reprint of a volume from 1968 where Professor Carrington brought up to date the first nine chapters of his classic study of the expansion of the British peoples overseas. This volume deals with the early British ventures overseas from the seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. Professor Carrington describes the establishment of the American colonies, the activities of the East India Company, the exploration of the South Seas and British activities in the Cape and the East.