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Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism / Edition 1
     

Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism / Edition 1

by Scott S. Cook, Scott B. Cook
 

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ISBN-10: 0673992292

ISBN-13: 9780673992291

Pub. Date: 01/27/1997

Publisher: Pearson

Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism is the first book in the Longman World History Series, edited by Michael Adas. This title examines the world-transforming experience of Western imperialism during the period from 1870 to 1914. Case studies focus specifically on Belgium and the Congo, Hawaii and the United States, and India and

Overview

Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism is the first book in the Longman World History Series, edited by Michael Adas. This title examines the world-transforming experience of Western imperialism during the period from 1870 to 1914. Case studies focus specifically on Belgium and the Congo, Hawaii and the United States, and India and Britain and examine the experiences of both colonizers and colonized, men and women, elite officials and faceless laborers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673992291
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/27/1997
Series:
World History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
826,877
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Last Wave: Europe's Conquest of Africa, 1880-1900.

2. The Heart of Imperial Darkness: King Leopold's Congo.

3. Patterns and Contexts: Colonizing Technologies.

4. Islands of Manifest Destiny: America in Hawaii.

5. Patterns and Contexts: Imperial Diasporas.

6. Imperium et Libertas: Conflicting Ideologies in British India, 1875-1900.

7. Patterns and Contexts: Women as Colonizers and Colonized.

Conclusion.

Glossary.

Index.

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