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The Falklands War: An Imperial History

The Falklands War: An Imperial History

by Ezequiel Mercau


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108483292
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2019
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Ezequiel Mercau is a Research Fellow at the Centre for War Studies in University College Dublin.

Table of Contents

Figures; Maps; Acknowledgements; Note on terminology; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Falklands and the Legacies of Empire; 1. Adrift in the South Atlantic: The Falklands Amid the Turmoil of Decolonisation; 2. 'Dream Island': The Long Prelude to War; 3. 'Goodbye and the Best of British': Echoes of Greater Britain at the Onset of War; 4. 'The Ghost of Imperial Britain': Militarism and the Memory of Empire; 5. War of the British Worlds: The Anglo-Argentines and the Falklands; 6. 'Beyond the quieting of the guns': The Falklands Factor and the After-Effects of War; Conclusion: The Legacies of Greater Britain; Notes; Bibliography; Index