Eurasian Land Empires c. 1700
This map shows the empires in existence during the 1700s and declining in the 1800s, while the vigorous European imperial expansion took form.
- Boundary of empire at greatest extent in 16th-18th centuries:
- Ottoman 1683
- Russian 1795
- Manchu Qing 1760
- Safavid 1514
Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 2002. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien.
Chapter 3. The Early Modern World: “World Trade and Empires 1870-1914,” page 112.
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