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

Author: Kwasi Kwarteng
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This fascinating book shows how the later years of the British Empire were characterised by accidental oversights, irresponsible opportunism and uncertain pragmatism

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kwasi Kwarteng
ISBN: 9781408829004 1408829002
OCLC Number: 793213722
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 465 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Kwasi Kwarteng.

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Well-written, witty, but above all fair-minded, this is the best general overview of the British Empire to appear in years. Kwasi Kwarteng has emerged as a significant scholar on the historical scene Read more...

 
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