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The rise and fall of the British Empire, Patrick N. Allitt

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The rise and fall of the British Empire
Title
The rise and fall of the British Empire
Statement of responsibility
Patrick N. Allitt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Patrick N. Allitt, Emory University, delivers thirty-six lectures on the history of the British Empire
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Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
TXG
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Allitt, Patrick
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Patrick N. Allitt, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Great Britain
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Imperialism
  • Great Britain
  • Decolonization
  • British colonies
  • Decolonization
  • Imperialism
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Great Britain
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The rise and fall of the British Empire, Patrick N. Allitt
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Lectures
  • Compact discs
  • "Course No. 8480."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wolfe and the conquest of Canada
  • disc 4. lectures 7 & 8.
  • The loss of the American colonies
  • Exploring the planet
  • disc 5. lectures 9 & 10.
  • Napoleon challenges the empire
  • The other side of the world
  • disc 6. lectures 11 & 12.
  • Abolition of the slave trade and slavery
  • Early African colonies
  • Disc 1. lectures 1 & 2.
  • disc 7. lectured 13 & 14.
  • China and the opium wars
  • Britain : the imperial center
  • disc 8. lectures 15 & 16.
  • Ireland : the tragic relationship
  • India and the "great game"
  • disc 9. lectures 17 & 18.
  • Rebellion and mutiny in India
  • How Canada became a nation
  • disc 10. lectures 19 & 20.
  • The sun never set
  • The exploration and settlement of Africa
  • Gold, greed, and geopolitics in Africa
  • disc 11. lectures 21 & 22.
  • The empire in literature
  • Economics and theories of empire
  • disc 12. lectures 23 & 24.
  • The British Empire fights imperial Germany
  • Versailles and the disillusionment
  • disc 13. lectures 25 & 26.
  • Ireland divided
  • The challenge to Spain in the New World
  • Cricket and the British Empire
  • disc 14. lectures 27 & 28.
  • British India between the world wars
  • World War II : England alone
  • disc 15. lectures 29 & 30.
  • World War II : the Pyrrhic victory
  • Twilight of the Raj
  • disc 16. lectures 31 & 32.
  • Israel, Egypt, and the Suez Canal
  • The decolonization of Africa
  • disc 2. lectures 3 &4 .
  • disc 17. lectures 33 & 34.
  • The white dominions
  • Britain after the empire
  • disc 18. lectures 35 & 36.
  • Colonial and postcolonial literature
  • Epitaph and legacy
  • African slavery and the West Indies
  • Imperial beginnings in India
  • disc 3. lectures 5 & 6.
  • Clive and the conquest of India
Control code
ocn921152902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652528
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • GC0150
  • PC8480A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)921152902
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The rise and fall of the British Empire, Patrick N. Allitt
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Lectures
  • Compact discs
  • "Course No. 8480."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wolfe and the conquest of Canada
  • disc 4. lectures 7 & 8.
  • The loss of the American colonies
  • Exploring the planet
  • disc 5. lectures 9 & 10.
  • Napoleon challenges the empire
  • The other side of the world
  • disc 6. lectures 11 & 12.
  • Abolition of the slave trade and slavery
  • Early African colonies
  • Disc 1. lectures 1 & 2.
  • disc 7. lectured 13 & 14.
  • China and the opium wars
  • Britain : the imperial center
  • disc 8. lectures 15 & 16.
  • Ireland : the tragic relationship
  • India and the "great game"
  • disc 9. lectures 17 & 18.
  • Rebellion and mutiny in India
  • How Canada became a nation
  • disc 10. lectures 19 & 20.
  • The sun never set
  • The exploration and settlement of Africa
  • Gold, greed, and geopolitics in Africa
  • disc 11. lectures 21 & 22.
  • The empire in literature
  • Economics and theories of empire
  • disc 12. lectures 23 & 24.
  • The British Empire fights imperial Germany
  • Versailles and the disillusionment
  • disc 13. lectures 25 & 26.
  • Ireland divided
  • The challenge to Spain in the New World
  • Cricket and the British Empire
  • disc 14. lectures 27 & 28.
  • British India between the world wars
  • World War II : England alone
  • disc 15. lectures 29 & 30.
  • World War II : the Pyrrhic victory
  • Twilight of the Raj
  • disc 16. lectures 31 & 32.
  • Israel, Egypt, and the Suez Canal
  • The decolonization of Africa
  • disc 2. lectures 3 &4 .
  • disc 17. lectures 33 & 34.
  • The white dominions
  • Britain after the empire
  • disc 18. lectures 35 & 36.
  • Colonial and postcolonial literature
  • Epitaph and legacy
  • African slavery and the West Indies
  • Imperial beginnings in India
  • disc 3. lectures 5 & 6.
  • Clive and the conquest of India
Control code
ocn921152902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652528
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • GC0150
  • PC8480A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)921152902
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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