Race And Imperial Defence In The British World 1870 1914

Author: John C. Mitcham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316539105
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The book examines diverse subjects such as the South African War, the Anglo-German naval arms race, Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, and the birth of the Boy Scout Movement, and positions them within the larger phenomenon of British race ...

An Empire On Trial

Author: Martin J. Wiener
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139473446
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Political and post-colonial theorists writing on liberalism and empire, or race and empire, will also find this book invaluable.

The Oxford History Of The British Empire The Eighteenth Century

Author: William Roger Louis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198205635
Size: 68.36 MB
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Continuing Oxford's five-volume comprehensive history of the British Empire, Volume II examines the history of British expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the ...


Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465023295
Size: 31.12 MB
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A narrative history profiles the British Empire as a "cradle of modernity," tracing the expansion of Britain's economy, population, and culture during the last four centuries and continuing with discussions of such topics as economic ...

Tirpitz And The Imperial German Navy

Author: Patrick J. Kelly
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253001757
Size: 58.97 MB
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Based on exhaustive archival research, including new material from family papers, Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy is the first extended study in English of this germinal figure in the growth of the modern navy.


Author: Robert K. Massie
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 1781856680
Size: 54.49 MB
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Their story, and the story of the era, filled with misunderstandings, missed opportunities, and events leading to unintended conclusions, unfolds like a Greek tragedy in his powerful narrative.

Empires And Nations From The Eighteenth To The Twentieth Century

Author: Antonello Biagini
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861936
Size: 16.24 MB
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This volume is the result of an international conference held at Sapienza University in Rome on June 20 and 21, 2013, as the final stage of the PRIN (Progetto di rilevante interesse nazionale) project “Empires and Nations from the 18th to ...

Impact Of The South African War

Author: D. Omissi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230598293
Size: 29.49 MB
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This exciting new book marks a major shift in the study of the South African War. It turns attention from the war's much debated causes onto its more neglected consequences.

The Great Naval Game

Author: Jan Rüger
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521875765
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An innovative study of the cult of the navy in the age of empire.

The Expansion Of England

Author: Sir John Robert Seeley
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1596052651
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With this nod of approval to what he believed was an English destiny to "civilize" the world, this work became a standard text for the new wave of liberal imperialists in 1880s Britain.