The Imperial Years
Franklin B. Wickwire
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Subject: Biography and Autobiography, History
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Print ISBN: 9.78E+12
eBook ISBN: 9780807836903
This is the second and final volume of the Wickwires' definitive
biography of Cornwallis. It details Corwallis's work in India, his
contributions in Britain as master general of ordnance, his tenure
as lord lieutenant and commander in chief in Ireland, and his
diplomacy in negotiating the peace of Amiens. Through Cornwallis's
career, the authors show how the British made important decisions
that affected the empire for the century to follow.
Originally published in 1980.
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