Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 4 Apr 2023 - 18:00
Who Benefited from the British Empire?
Who benefited from the British Empire? In the metropole, did it benefit wealthy landed aristocrats and financiers of the City of London, or did the Empire create employment and cheap goods for British workers? What was the impact on different parts of the empire, and different social groups, as they were drawn into a global economy?
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