Cornwallis, the Imperial Years

Cornwallis, the Imperial Years

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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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Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1980.
ISBN: 9780807813874
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY Cornwallis, C.
Characteristics: xi, 340 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wickwire, Mary


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