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The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires: 4-Volume Set

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires: 4-Volume Set

Philippa Levine
July 17, 2013

The global reach of imperialism makes it both an important and a complex topic that requires a multi-country perspective and a comparative framework. This four volume series collects together many of the most influential articles on the topic and offers a broad choice of themes, geographies and...

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume I: Social Organization

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume I: Social Organization

Owen White
July 05, 2013

This collection brings together twenty-one articles that explore the diverse impact of modern empires on societies around the world since 1800. Colonial expansion changed the lives of colonised peoples in multiple ways relating to work, the environment, law, health and religion. Yet empire-builders...

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume II: Colonial Knowledges

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume II: Colonial Knowledges

Saul Dubow
July 05, 2013

This volume reproduces key historical texts concerning `colonial knowledges’. The use of the adjective 'colonial' indicates that knowledge is shaped by power relationships, while the use of the plural form, ’knowledges’ indicates the emphasis in this collection is on an interplay between different,...

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume III: Economics and Politics

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume III: Economics and Politics

Sarah Stockwell
July 04, 2013

Few aspects of the history of modern empires are of such significance as their economics and politics. These factors are inextricably linked in many analyses, have generated extensive historiographical debate and are currently the subject of some of the freshest and liveliest scholarship. The...

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume IV: Reactions to Colonialism

The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume IV: Reactions to Colonialism

Martin Shipway
July 04, 2013

The collection of essays in this volume offers an overview of scholarly approaches to the ways in which diverse actors, representing the colonised or the colonising nations, or indeed the international community, reacted to colonialism during the lifetime of the modern colonial empires or in their...

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