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Title:
Imperialism : a history in documents
Author:
Smith, Bonnie G., 1940-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
175 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a document? -- How to read a document -- Imperialism in the modern age -- On the brink of modern empire : Vital knowledge -- Mixed responses to Europeans -- The white peril -- Figuring out differences -- Freedom's ferment -- The "new world" remakes colonialism -- The Monroe doctrine -- Imperialism takes off : British aggression in Asia and the Middle East -- Grounds for conquest -- Newcomers join the race for empire -- Technology and economics : Plotting profit-making -- Voices of opportunity -- Devastation -- The clash of scientific cultures -- Imperial societies : Remaking the ruling class -- Imperializing local elites -- Social reforms -- New identities -- Imperial culture : Why others were not so good as the imperial powers -- Educating for inferiority -- Popular culture spreads imperial confidence -- Mixture -- Rivalry and resistance : Fighting back -- The great powers prepare to take more -- Predicting the end -- Challenging the west -- World War I : The race for empire and the race to war -- Broken promises -- Sensing change -- Remembering the colonial dead -- The torturous path toward liberation : Escalation -- Brewing and shaming -- Global mixture continues -- Fusion for liberation -- Epilogue.
ISBN:
9780195108019
Format :
Book