An Imperial World: Empires and Colonies Since 1750 (BOK)

Douglas Northrop

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An overview of global imperialism during the last three centuries. Part of the "Connections: Key Themes in World History" series, this text helps students understand world history by focusing on an issue that has profoundly shaped the modern world order: the establishment and collapse of global empires since 1750. An Imperial World uses a combination of primary documents and analytical essays, both tightly focused around four case studies: India, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.Itexamines the historical development of colonial systems and shows their enormous role in shaping the modern world order. It is meant to be thematic and suggestive, offering arguments and information to serve as a starting point for discussion and exploration. Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be able to: * Understand how large empires grew* Describe the structures of imperial power* Understand the hard side of modern empires:* Their ideological underpinnings* The practical techniques used by colonial authorities and their military* Their economic and political goals* Explore the enormous cultural and social impact of colonial systems on the everyday lives of people in today's world


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Douglas Northrop
Pearson FT Prentice Hall Highe
ISBN 9780131916586
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 22,7cm x 0,7cm
Vekt 266 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Educational: History, General & world history