An Imperial World: Empires and Colonies Since 1750

1st Edition

Douglas Northrop

Routledge
Published August 20, 2012
Textbook - 240 Pages
ISBN 9780131916586 - CAT# Y231197

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Summary

This text helps students understand world history by focusing on an issue that has profoundly shaped the modern world order: the establishment and collapse of global empires since 1750.

An Imperial World uses a combination of primary documents and analytical essays, both tightly focused around four case studies: India, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. It examines the historical development of colonial systems and shows their enormous role in shaping the modern world order. It is meant to be thematic and suggestive, offering arguments and information to serve as a starting point for discussion and exploration.

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