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Patterns of Empire: The British And American Empires, 1688 To The Present

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Patterns of Empire comprehensively examines the two most powerful empires in modern history: the United States and Britain. Challenging the popular theory that the American empire is unique, Patterns of Empire shows how the policies, practices, forms and historical dynamics of the American empire repeat those of the British, leading up to the present climate of economic decline, treacherous intervention in the Middle East and overextended imperial confidence. A critical exercise in revisionist history and comparative social science, this book also offers a challenging theory of empire that recognises the agency of non-Western peoples, the impact of global fields and the limits of imperial power.

Very slight shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Julian Go
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1107600782
ISBN-13:
9781107600782
Number of pages:
286
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Patterns of Empire: The British And American Empires, 1688 To The Present

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Patterns of Empire comprehensively examines the two most powerful empires in modern history: the United States and Britain. Challenging the popular theory that the American empire is unique, Patterns of Empire shows how the policies, practices, forms and historical dynamics of the American empire repeat those of the British, leading up to the present climate of economic decline, treacherous intervention in the Middle East and overextended imperial confidence. A critical exercise in revisionist history and comparative social science, this book also offers a challenging theory of empire that recognises the agency of non-Western peoples, the impact of global fields and the limits of imperial power.

Very slight shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition.

Author(s):
Julian Go
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1107600782
ISBN-13:
9781107600782
Number of pages:
286
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Patterns of Empire: The British And American Empires, 1688 To The Present

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