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Empires and the reach of the global, 1870-1945

Author: Tony Ballantyne; Antoinette M Burton
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empires and the Reach of the Global" brings the history of empires into sharp focus by showing how imperialism has been a shaping force not just in international politics but in the economies and cultures of today's world. Focusing on both the strengths and limits of imperial power, Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton describe the creation and disintegration of the reigning world order in the period from 1870 to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Ballantyne; Antoinette M Burton
ISBN: 9780674281295 0674281292
OCLC Number: 900243399
Description: 227 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton

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Empire was not fabricated in European capitals and implemented "out there." Imperial systems affected the metropole as well as the farthest outpost. Empires and the Reach of the Global shows how  Read more...

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