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Empire Building
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark Crinson
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-11 - Publisher: Routledge

The colonial architecture of the nineteenth century has much to tell us of the history of colonialism and cultural exchange. Yet, these buildings can be read in many ways. Do they stand as witnesses to the rapacity and self-delusion of empire? Are they monuments to a world of lost glory
Empire-building and Empire-builders
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Edward Ingram
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Routledge

The twelve studies of empire-building and empire-builders which make up this volume range widely across the dream world that was the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the Second World War. The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines. They illustrate the variety
Empire Building
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark Crinson
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-11 - Publisher: Routledge

The colonial architecture of the nineteenth century has much to tell us of the history of colonialism and cultural exchange. Yet, these buildings can be read in many ways. Do they stand as witnesses to the rapacity and self-delusion of empire? Are they monuments to a world of lost glory
Taiwan in Japan's Empire-Building
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Hui-yu Caroline Tsai
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-13 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the institutions through which Taiwan was governed under Japanese colonial rule, illuminating how the administration was engineered and how Taiwan was placed in Japan’s larger empire building. The author argues that rather than envisaging the ruling of the society and then going on to frame policies accordingly
Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Wendy Lower
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-18 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

On 16 July 1941, Adolf Hitler convened top Nazi leaders at his headquarters in East Prussia to dictate how they would rule the newly occupied eastern territories. Ukraine, the "jewel" in the Nazi empire, would become a German colony administered by Heinrich Himmler's SS and police, Hermann Goring's economic plunderers,