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Overview

V.G. Kiernan is recognised as one of the most remarkable historians of the 20th. Sensitive to the tragic and ironic character of human history, he addresses the origins, consequences and legacies of modern imperialism and colonialism.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415907972
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/23/1994
  • Series: American Radicals Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

V.G. Kiernan is Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the University of Edinburgh and the author of many books including The Lords of Human Kind, Marxism and Imperialism, European Empires from Conquest to Collapse and America: The New Imperialism. Harvey J. Kaye is the Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Social Change and Development and Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He is the author of The Education of Desire and co-editor of The American Radical.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Imperialism and Its Legacies 1
1 Modern Capitalism and Its Shepherds 23
2 Development, Imperialism, and Some Misconceptions 45
3 Colonial Africa and Its Armies 77
4 Europe and the World: The Imperial Record 97
5 Imperialism and Revolution 121
6 Europe in the Colonial Mirror 145
7 Antonio Gramsci and the Other Continents 171
8 After Empire 191
Index 215
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