Preface Maps and Genealogical Tables Book VII: England's Advance to World Power 1. William of Orange 2. Continental War 3. The Spanish Succession 4. Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies 5. Oudenrade and Malplaquet 6. The Treaty of Utrecht Book VIII: The First British Empire 1. The House of Hanover 2. Sir Robert Walpole 3. The Austrian Succession and the "Forty-Five" 4. The American Colonies 5. The First World War 6. The Quarrel with America 7. The War of Independence 8. The United States 9. The Indian Empire Book IX: Napoleon 1. The Younger Pitt 2. The American Constitution 3. The French Revolution 4. France Confronted 5. Trafalgar 6. The Emperor of the French 7. The Peninsular War and the Fall of Napoleon 8. Washington, Adams and Jefferson 9. The War of 1812 10. Elba and Waterloo Index
In the third volume of his history of the English-speaking peoples, Sir Winston S. Churchill reaches the high point of the British Imperial epoch, covering the long rivalry with France, Napoleon and the American war of Independence.
Sir Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on two occasions, from 1940-1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Celebrated as one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, he was also a gifted orator, statesman and historian. The author of more than 40 books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 and in 1963 was made an honorary citizen of the United States.