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Encyclopedia of the age of imperialism, 1800-1914

Author: Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
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In 1800, Europeans governed about one-third of the world's land surface; by the start of World War I in 1914, Europeans had imposed some form of political or economic ascendancy on over 80 percent of the globe. The basic structure of global and European politics in the twentieth century was fashioned in the previous century out of the clash of competing imperial interests and the effects, both beneficial and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of the age of imperialism, 1800-1914.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Cavanagh Hodge
ISBN: 9780313334047 0313334048 9780313334061 0313334064 9780313334078 0313334072
OCLC Number: 147987542
Description: 2 volumes (xci, 874 pages) : maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Cavanagh Hodge.
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Offers information on the major world powers of the nineteenth century and their global empires, as well as on the people, events, and ideas, both European and non-European, that shaped the Age of  Read more...


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