Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450
Publication Date: 2006-08-25
Benjamin, Thomas, ed. Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450. Vol. 2. 3 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed September 6, 2018).
The overseas empires of Western Europe, including the US first as colony then as colonizer, is deemed here to have ended in the middle to late 20th century. Over 400 articles provide information about such aspects as economic concepts and ideas, explorations and migrations, industries, organizations and institutions, people and peoples, religions,