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The reluctant colonization of the Falkland Islands, 1833-1851 : a study of British Imperialism in the Southwest Atlantic

@inproceedings{Warnick2008TheRC,
  title={The reluctant colonization of the Falkland Islands, 1833-1851 : a study of British Imperialism in the Southwest Atlantic},
  author={S. Warnick},
  year={2008}
}
THE RELUCTANT COLONIZATION OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS 1833-1851: A STUDY OF BRITISH IMPERIALISM IN THE SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC By: Shannon Warnick For the Degree, Master of Arts in History University of Richmond December 2008 Dr. John L. Gordon, Jr., Thesis Director After the Napoleonic Wars, British leaders increasingly objected to large burdensome formal annexations. Hence, when South American markets opened in the 1820s British leaders considered using nearby island bases to ward off regional rivals… Expand
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