The Imperial Years

By Franklin B. Wickwire, Mary B. Wickwire

351 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-3689-7
    Published: June 2012
  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-3690-3
    Published: November 2017

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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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