Allen George Duck has worked in the film and photography industry as a cinematographer and a writer. He became involved in higher education and in conveying film-craft to students. This lead to a specific interest in education and a PhD in the subject. He has since returned to freelance film-making and still enjoys reading and writing about historical subjects.
This broad history traces many of the key political and educational events that shaped two significant centuries of the British Empire. This vast imperial enterprise presided over a quarter of the world’s landmass and came close to achieving a world economy.