At the height of its power the British Empire was so vast it covered almost a quarter of the planet’s land area. Trace the story of this colossal force from its 15th-century origins to modern day. Through amazing images, illustrations and articles, explore a controversial period in world history and follow one nation’s unstoppable quest for global dominance. Featuring:
Origins of Empire - Explore the events that kick-started Britain’s quest for dominance overseas.
Empire building - Follow the British Empire’s bloody footsteps on its path to becoming a superpower.
Victoria’s Empire - Meet the monarch who oversaw Britain as it reached the height of its influence.
Decline & legacy - Trace the decline of a global power and witness its lasting impact on the world.