Imperialism

Imperialism

Author: Peter H. Cain

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000887747

Category: History

Page: 810

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First published in 2004. This is Volume III in a collection on Imperialism, Critical Concepts in Historical Studies and includes PART V Cultural and ‘Postcolonial’ Critiques.

Literary Culture and U.S Imperialism : From the Revolution to World War II

Literary Culture and U.S Imperialism : From the Revolution to World War II

Author: John Carlos Rowe Professor of English University of California at Irvine

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195351231

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 400

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John Carlos Rowe, considered one of the most eminent and progressive critics of American literature, has in recent years become instrumental in shaping the path of American studies. His latest book examines literary responses to U.S. imperialism from the late eighteenth century to the 1940s. Interpreting texts by Charles Brockden Brown, Poe, Melville, John Rollin Ridge, Twain, Henry Adams, Stephen Crane, W. E. B Du Bois, John Neihardt, Nick Black Elk, and Zora Neale Hurston, Rowe argues that U.S. literature has a long tradition of responding critically or contributing to our imperialist ventures. Following in the critical footsteps of Richard Slotkin and Edward Said, Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism is particularly innovative in taking account of the public and cultural response to imperialism. In this sense it could not be more relevant to what is happening in the scholarship, and should be vital reading for scholars and students of American literature and culture.

Imperialism

Imperialism

Author: J. A. Hobson

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 9781596052505

Category: History

Page: 386

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In his Preface to the 1902 first edition of Imperialism: A Study, imperial critic J.A. Hobson demonstrates his prophetic talents by noting, just as the Victorian age was ending and World War I was brewing, that "Imperialism has been adopted as a more or less conscious policy by several European States and threatens to break down the political isolation of the United States." Though the book speaks mostly of British imperialism of the period, Hobson inevitably explores the general principals-and hidden motives-of imperialist policy. Hobson covers: . the commercial value of imperialism . imperialism as an outlet for population . economic parasites of imperialism . imperialist finance . moral and sentimental factors . and much more. With imperialism again a hot topic in the political arena, Hobson's treatise continues to lend invaluable, necessary insight into a complex ideology. British writer JOHN ATKINSON HOBSON (1858-1940) was an historian and economist as well as a popular lecturer on the topics. His other books include The Evolution of Modern Capitalism (1894), The Economics of Distribution (1900), The Economics of Unemployment (1922), and the autobiographical Confessions of an Economic Heretic (1938).

Imperialism

Imperialism

Author: Peter J. Cain

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000887730

Category: History

Page: 384

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First published in 2004. This is Volume I in a collection on Imperialism, Critical Concepts in Historical Studies and includes part one on the Emergence of Imperialism as a Concept and part two, Early Marxist Theories and their Critics.

British Imperialism

British Imperialism

Author: Rob Johnson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350317512

Category: History

Page: 284

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What was British imperialism and was it an important element of modern globalization? Were economic, political or military factors paramount in imperial expansion? Do post-colonial theories assist or mislead historians? How have histories of imperialism changed, and are current analyses satisfactory? Robert Johnson's invaluable guide offers a succint, easy-to-follow introduction to the key issues and historiography of British imperialism from its origins to the conversion to the Commonwealth. British Imperialism - Provides concise introductions to key questions and debates - Takes a question-based approach to analysis of the material - Offers an assessment of the significance of economic, military and political factors in imperial expansion and decolonization - Presents critical appraisals of the most recent controversies including neo-colonialism, cultural imperialism, post-colonial theory, and gender and imperialism - Includes a useful guide to further reading Using vivid examples, Johnson clearly explains the nature of British imperialism and enables the reader to understand the causes, course and immediate consequences of the British-colonial encounter on a world-wide scale. His book is an essential starting point for all those new to the subject and a helpful introduction to more recent debates.

Marxist Thought on Imperialism

Marxist Thought on Imperialism

Author: Charles A. Barone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315495590

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 233

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First Published in 2015. Classic and contemporary Marxist theoretical works on imperialism are systematically summarized and critiqued in this useful survey. Throughout the discussion, attention is focused analyses of the causes of capitalist foreign economic expansion and the impact of that expansion. The study begins with a discussion of Marx's political economy and the work of early theorists of imperialism, Vladimir Lenin, Rosa Luxemburg, Nikolai Bukharin and Rudolf Hilferding. This analysis then serves as the basis for a critical survey of the major strands of postwar Marxist thought, including the work of Paul Baran and Paul Sweezy, Harry Madgdoff, James O'Connor, Andre Gunder Frank and more, Following the survey ae extended critiques of Baran and Sweezy's theory of monopoly capitalism and Arghiri Emmanuels' theory of unequal exchange.

British Imperialism

British Imperialism

Author: P.J. Cain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317873525

Category: History

Page: 739

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A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, and truly global in its reach, this magisterial account received numerous accolades from reviewers in its first edition. The first to coin the phrase "gentlemanly capitalism", Cain and Hopkins make the strong and provocative argument that it is impossible to understand the nature and evolution of British imperialism without taking account of the peculiarities of her economic development. In particular, the growth of the financial sector - and above all, the City of London - played a crucial role in shaping the course of British history and Britain's relations overseas. Now with a substantive new introduction and a conclusion, the scope of the original account has been widened to include an innovative discussion of globalization.

Dreamworlds of Race

Dreamworlds of Race

Author: Duncan Bell

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691194011

Category: History

Page: 484

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The author takes up the ideas of dozens of thinkers on both sides of the Atlantic, from the celebrated to the obscure, though central to the book is a quartet of noteworthy figures: Andrew Carnegie, W. T. Stead, Cecil J. Rhodes, and H. G. Wells. Campaigning groups were established; transatlantic networks were formed; articles, pamphlets, books and speeches were written and disseminated - all with the aim of emphasising unity. Proposals for institutionalising transatlantic links ranged from the modest to the extraordinarily bold. The former included strengthening defence co-operation, deepening economic connections, and co-ordinating imperial strategy, while the latter encompassed plans for the creation of novel forms of political community, even a single transatlantic state. And much of the thinking was underpinned by ideas about race and a shared Anglo-Saxon cultural inheritance.

Imperialism II

Imperialism II

Author: Michael Rymaszewski

Publisher: Sybex Incorporated

ISBN: 0782125549

Category: Computers

Page: 263

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This sequel to the successful turn-based strategy game Imperialism improves greatly upon the original with its easier interface, improved graphics, and greater game play. This detailed guide reveals essential strategies and secrets for more than 40 unit types and 100 technologies from 300 years of history. Readers will learn the best techniques for beating each scenario, including the strategic use of pirates and spies. Written with the support of the game's designers, this invaluable guide reveals secrets found nowhere else.

The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj

The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj

Author: James Onley

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191607769

Category: History

Page: 380

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The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj is a study of one of the most forbidding frontier zones of Britain's Indian Empire. The Gulf Residency, responsible for Britain's relationship with Eastern Arabia and Southern Persia, was part of an extensive network of political residencies that surrounded and protected British India. Based on extensive archival research in both the Gulf and Britain, this book examines how Britain's Political Resident in the Gulf and his very small cadre of British officers maintained the Pax Britannica on the waters of the Gulf, protected British interests throughout the region, and managed political relations with the dozens of Arab rulers and governors on both shores of the Gulf. James Onley looks at the secret to the Gulf Residency's effectiveness - the extent to which the British worked within the indigenous political systems of the Gulf. He examines the way in which Arab rulers in need of protection collaborated with the Resident to maintain the Pax Britannica, while influential men from affluent Arab, Persian, and Indian merchant families served as the Resident's 'native agents' (compradors) in over half of the political posts within the Gulf Residency.

The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Author: Robin Winks

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191647697

Category: History

Page: 756

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The Oxford History of the British Empire is a major new assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. From the founding of colonies in North America and the West Indies in the seventeenth century to the reversion of Hong Kong to China at the end of the twentieth, British imperialism was a catalyst for far-reaching change. The Oxford History of the British Empire as a comprehensive study helps us to understand the end of Empire in relation to its beginning, the meaning of British imperialism for the ruled as well as for the rulers, and the significance of the British Empire as a theme in world history. This fifth and final volume shows how opinions have changed dramatically over the generations about the nature, role, and value of imperialism generally, and the British Empire more specifically. The distinguished team of contributors discuss the many and diverse elements which have influenced writings on the Empire: the pressure of current events, access to primary sources, the creation of relevant university chairs, the rise of nationalism in former colonies, decolonization, and the Cold War. They demonstrate how the study of empire has evolved from a narrow focus on constitutional issues to a wide-ranging enquiry about international relations, the uses of power, and impacts and counterimpacts between settler groups and native peoples. The result is a thought-provoking cultural and intellectual inquiry into how we understand the past, and whether this understanding might affect the way we behave in the future.

Hearings

Hearings

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015005135812

Category:

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