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British Empire Before the American Revolution. Complete Set of 15 Volumes

British Empire Before the American Revolution. Complete Set of 15 Volumes

Gipson, Lawrence Henry Fifteen hardback volumes complete, 13 with dust jackets. Volume 6 (1946) & 8 (1953) are first editions without dust wrappers. The other 13 volumes with dust wrappers are dated 1956-1970. The 15 volumes are: Provincial Characteristics and Sectional Tendencies in the Era Preceding the American Crisis: Vol 1: Great Britain and Ireland, 1748-1754. Vol II: The Southern Plantations, 1748-1754. Vol III: The Northern Plantations, 1748-1754. Zones of international friction: Vol IV: North America South of Great Lakes Region, 1748-1754. Vol V: The Great Lakes Frontier, Canada, the West Indies, India, 1748-1754, 1748-1754. The Great War for the Empire Vol VI: The Years of Defeat, 1754-1757. Vol VII: The Victorious Years, 1758-1760. Vol VIII: The Culmination, 1760-1763. The Triumphant Empire Vol IX: New Responsibilities, Within the Enlarged Empire, 1763-1766. Vol X: Thunderclouds Gather, 1763-1766. Vol XI: Rumblings of the Coming Storm, 1766-1776. Vol XII: Britain Sails into the Storm, 1770-1776. Vol XIII: Part 1.The Empire Beyond the Storm, 1770-1776. Part 2. Summary of the Series. Part3. Historiography Vol XIV: Bibliography. Vol XV: A Guide to Manuscripts, Relating to the History of the British Empire, 1748-1776. Gipson thesis was that the American Revolution was the result of changes that occurred in the British Empire after 1763, due to Britain's victory in the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War.