On this page you will find links to the many page of reference information I have compiled. There are pages on the people associated with the making of empire, the territories of the British Empire and the numerous colonial wars waged to acquire and then keep the empire. You will also find suggestions for further reading and some suggested reading for Imperial fictional.
Links to other websites
www.britishempire.co.uk This a very comprehensive website and has as its sole focus the British Empire from 1497 to 1997. It deals with the first Empire which was mainly located in the Americas and then following the loss of the American colonies, the development of the second empire, located mainly in the east.
atlasofbritempire.com This site is very strong on using maps and charts of statistics to show how the Empire grew. There is also a useful survey of the Medieval empire.
victorianweb.org This site has a good essay on the growth of the Empire with links to cultural influences like the growth of Evangelicanism.