Chronicles the history of the British Empire from 1781 to 1997, discussing how the empire recovered from its loss in the American Revolution to develop interests and colonies throughout the globe, and identifying the weaknesses that led to its decline following World War II.
Independence of India and Pakistan by World Book
Call Number: 954.035 Ind
Publication Date: 2010
A history of the struggle for independence in India and Pakistan, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources
The Words of Gandhi by Richard Attenborough; Mahatma Gandhi
Call Number: 954.035 Gan
Publication Date: 2001
Contains Gandhi's views on life in the modern world collected in five sections: Daily life, Cooperation, Nonviolence, Faith and Peace.
The Perscpectives section on ABC-Clio's World History: Modern Era includes Spheres of Influence, 1776-1914 and information on the relationship between Britain and India.
Read the Background Essay, and visit the various links on the left for further information.