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Ghosts of empire : Britain's legacies in the modern world

Author: Kwasi Kwarteng
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This revelatory history of the legacy of the British empire and its unintended consequences marks the brilliant literary debut of a young historian and politician

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kwarteng, Kwasi.
Ghosts of empire.
New York : PublicAffairs, 2011
(DLC) 2011935845
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kwasi Kwarteng
ISBN: 9781610391214 1610391217
OCLC Number: 785781456
Description: 1 online resource (466 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), map, ports. (some col.)
Contents: pt. 1. Iraq: oil and power --
pt. 2. Kashmir: Maharaja's choice --
pt. 3. Burma: lost kingdom --
pt. 4. Sundan: 'blacks and blues' --
pt. 5. Nigeria: 'the centre cannot hold' --
pt. 6. Hong Kong: money and democracy.
Responsibility: Kwasi Kwarteng.

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Indian Express, September 11, 2011 "[Kwarteng's] book is still a reminder that a superpower's legacy of intervention will be determined by outcomes that obtain after its eventual retreat." Publishers Read more...

 
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