Gipson, Lawrence Henry.


Relating to the history of the British Empire, 1748-1776. Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1970.
1st Ed. xxii + 490pp + xxxvi. Hinges sl. tender, d/w. lightly faded and soiled with several tears and creases to edges with occasional tape repair to verso. The British Empire Before the American Revolution, Volume XV. Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880-1971) American historian, who won the 1950 Bancroft Prize and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for History. He is best known as a leader of the "Imperial school" of historians who studied the British Empire from the perspective of London officials, and generally praised the administrative efficiency and political fairness of the Empire.
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