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The Imperial Moment
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Kimberly Kagan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-03 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In a provocative study on comparative empire, noted historians identify periods of transition across history that reveal how and why empires emerge. Loren J. Samons on Athens and Arthur Eckstein on Rome examine classical Western empires. Nicholas Canny discusses the British experience, Paul Bushkovitch analyzes the case of imperial Russia,
The Imperial Nation
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Josep M. Fradera
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-30 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

How the legacy of monarchical empires shaped Britain, France, Spain, and the United States as they became liberal entities Historians view the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as a turning point when imperial monarchies collapsed and modern nations emerged. Treating this pivotal moment as a bridge rather than a
The Imperial History Wars
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Dane Kennedy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-11 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The history of the British Empire, a subject that had slipped into obscurity when the empire came to an end, has since made a stunning comeback, generating a series of heated debates about the causes, character, and consequences of empire. In this volume Dane Kennedy offers a wide-ranging assessment of
The Origins of Neoliberalism
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Dotan Leshem
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-04 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Dotan Leshem recasts the history of the West from an economic perspective, bringing politics, philosophy, and the economy closer together and revealing the significant role of Christian theology in shaping economic and political thought. He begins with early Christian treatment of economic knowledge and the effect of this interaction on
Ireland in an Imperial World
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Timothy G. McMahon, Michael de Nie, Paul Townend
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-20 - Publisher: Springer

Ireland in an Imperial World interrogates the myriad ways through which Irish men and women experienced, participated in, and challenged empires in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Most importantly, they were integral players simultaneously managing and undermining the British Empire, and through their diasporic communities, they built sophisticated arguments that