Empire of Liberty: Rise of the Raj

Excerpt from Dr. Sadar Mohinder Singh’s “The Making of Modern India: 1499 to 1932”, University of Lahore Press, 2013. The Portlandite Government frequently receives criticism for their failures in the War of the Fifth Coalition via the common refrain that the government could have maintained Pitt’s war against France and kept the pressure on Napoleon … More Empire of Liberty: Rise of the Raj

Empire of Liberty: A Dose Of Mascarene

Excerpt from Dr. Alisha Caffrey’s “The American Wars”, Texas Tech University Press, 2015. VII. The Conquest of Guiana and the Mascarene Islands A sizeable American squadron, 12 ships-of-the-line and five auxiliary vessels, risked operations at the end of hurricane season and left Barbados in Mid-August of 1798. They arrived off the seaside town of Cayenne, … More Empire of Liberty: A Dose Of Mascarene