Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World, 1600-1850

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Re-examines the history of the British empire from the unusual perspective of the British men and women held captive--literally and figuratively--by those they were sent to conquer, exploring the complex dynamics between invader and invaded, the character of cross-cultural conflicts and collusions, and the meaning of empire, both in the past and present. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.