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

Author: Kwasi Kwarteng
Publisher: London ; Berlin ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kwasi Kwarteng
ISBN: 9780747599418 0747599416
OCLC Number: 800737081
Description: 1 vol. (465 p. - [16] p. de pl. en coul.) : ill., cartes, portr., jaquette ill. en coul. ; 24 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 Read more...

 
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