Imperialism and Postcolonialism

Barbara Bush

Editura: Longman
"...essential introductory reading" - Times Higher Education SupplementImperialism and Postcolonialism is a comprehensive look at the history of empire, from the Roman times to the present American empire. The book looks at changes in the way that imperialism has been understood and thought about. It compares empires and looks at the relationship between the history of empire and the histories of individual countries. The book incorporates themes such as culture and national identity in Britain and the relationship between imperialism and modernity.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Foreword

    Preface to the series

    Author’s acknowledgements

    Publisher’s acknowledgements

    List of maps

    List of illustrations

     

    Introduction

     

    Chapter 1            Untangling imperialism: comparisons over time and space
    • Time and change: the ebb and flow of empires
    • Commonalities and divergences between empires over time
    Chapter 2            Untangling imperialism: theories, concepts and historiography
    • Defining colonialism and imperialism
    • Untangling concepts and theories
    • The postcolonial challenge and its critics

    Case study 1            Conceptualizing imperialism: the case of Ireland

     

    Chapter 3            Imperialism and modernity
    • Modernity, capitalism and t
    • Data Publicarii : 2006
    • Editie : 1
    • Format : Paperback
    • Numar pagini : 304
    • ISBN : 9780582505834
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