Archive for July, 2015

INVASION 1788 – CONTEXT – GLOBAL WARFARE

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

‘Once more the discoveries of Captain Cook were influencing the direction of Britain’s overseas expansion’. Vincent T. Harlow, Founding of the Second British Empire, 1763-1793, Vol. 2, Longmans, 1964

1763 – 1793: A collision of external and internal circumstances determined New Holland to be the lynch-pin of a ‘Second British Empire’. Together they led to the invasion of the island continent.

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