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Arguing about Empire : Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Author: Martin Thomas; Richard Toye
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Arguing about Empire' analyses the most divisive arguments about empire between Europe's two leading colonial powers from the age of high imperialism to the post-war era of decolonization. Focusing on the domestic contexts underlying imperial rhetoric, Arguing about Empire adopts a case-study approach, treating key imperial debates as historical episodes to be investigated in depth. The episodes in question have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Thomas; Richard Toye
ISBN: 9780198749196 0198749198 9780191813382 0191813389
OCLC Number: 952182449
Description: 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: arguing about empire --
Tunisia, 1881 --
Egypt, 1882 --
Fashoda, 1898 --
The rhetoric of the Moroccan crises, 1905-1911 --
The Chanak Crisis, 1922 --
World war as imperial crisis, I: changing partners, 1939-41 --
World war as imperial crisis, II: allies in conflict, 1941-5 --
Suez, 1956 --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Martin Thomas and Richard Toye.

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Arguing about Empire explores key imperial debates between Britain and France from the age of high imperialism to the post-war era of decolonization, uncovering the part played by imperial rhetoric -  Read more...

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