New York: Pantheon, 2002. hardcover. Sparsely illustrated in black & white. 438pp. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: Pantheon Books, (2002). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. fine / near fine.
The story of Britain's pursuit of empire and how its soldiers and civilians were held captive by the dream of global supremacy, 1600-1850.