British Imperialism

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a century, was the foremost global power. By 1922 the British Empire held sway over about 458 million people, one-fifth of the world's population at the time. The empire covered more than 33,700,000 km2 (13,012,000 sq mi), almost a quarter of the Earth's total land area. As a result, its political, legal, linguistic and cultural legacy is widespread.
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  • A tour of Manhattan’s West SoHo, the new Madison Avenue

    … to be surrounded by hundreds of drunk-ass bros. Once you’ve drunk all that, you need to eat, right? Calexico’s food cart on Wooster just north of Prince – open from spring to fall. Get there early to avoid the lines and nab yourself one of the best burritos in New York. If you’re a kati roll fan, Thelewala is worth the walk to MacDougal and West 3rd…

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