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Critics of empire

Bernard Porter

Critics of empire

British Radical attitudes to colonialism in Africa1895-1914.

by Bernard Porter

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 369p. :
Number of Pages369
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Open LibraryOL18424164M

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Imperial adventures, including the intervention in Egypt and the Anglo-Boer War/5(9). This chapter provides a discussion on the champions and critics of the British Empire. During the period –64, the constituent elements of ‘imperialism’ altered greatly, forcing compensating shifts in what composed ‘anti-imperialism’.

Like all movements of protest, ‘anti-imperialism’ was forced to be as multifaceted and mutable as its : NICHOLAS OWEN. About Critics of Empire. The notion of 'empire' has been at the forefront of world politics for over a century.

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Critics of American foreign policy have long accused the. Criticism of Empire is the subject of Porter's stimulating book. Long regarded as the classic account, the author has now added a substantial new Introduction.

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