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Title:
The age of empires
Author:
Aldrich, Robert, 1954-
Publication Information:
London : Thames & Hudson, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
320 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : Imperial overview / Robert Aldrich -- The Ottoman Empire : a resilient polity / Nicholas Doumanis -- Spain : the genealogy of modern colonialism / Josep Fradera -- Portugal : empire-building in the old world and the new / Jill Dias -- The Netherlands : a small country with imperial ambitions / Esther Captain, Guno Jones -- Scandinavia : an outsider in European imperialism / Knud J. V. Jespersen -- Britain : ruling the waves / Kirsten McKenzie -- France : empire and the mère-patrie / Jacques Frémeaux -- Russia : the two empires / Graeme Gill -- Austria-Hungary : the making of Central Europe / Walter Sauer -- Belgium : the single-colony empire / Jean-Luc Vellut -- Germany : the latecomer / Joachim Zeller -- Italy : the last empire / Irma Taddia -- The United States : empire as a way of life? / Frank Schumacher.
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ISBN:
9780500251362
Format :
Book