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The Resource Possessing the world : taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, Bouda Etemad ; translated by Andrene Everson

Possessing the world : taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, Bouda Etemad ; translated by Andrene Everson

Label
Possessing the world : taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century
Title
Possessing the world
Title remainder
taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Bouda Etemad ; translated by Andrene Everson
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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Etemad, Bouda
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
European expansion and global interaction
Series volume
v. 6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colonies
  • Colonies
Label
Possessing the world : taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, Bouda Etemad ; translated by Andrene Everson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published as La Possession du monde: poids et mesunes de la colonisation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-243) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Spanish and Portuguese colonies: the first models -- The
  • metamorphosis of the English domain -- The
  • French domain: a fragile structure -- The
  • Dutch domain: from the trading empire to the Java War -- Comparative portraits of the empires II: 1830/1880 -- British colonisation: two tiers -- 'New' and 'old' French colonies -- Java and the cultivation system -- Comparative portraits of the empires : 1880/1938 -- The
  • old empire builders: Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Portugal -- The
  • new colonisers of Africa: Belgium, Germany, Italy -- The
  • non-European colonisers: Japan and the United States -- The
  • decolonisation period -- Definition -- The
  • causes of decolonisation -- Decolonisation underway -- After decolonisation -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Index of places -- Index of names
  • Introduction
  • Tools of empire and the human cost of colonial conquests -- Mortality and numbers of the first Europeans in the tropics -- Overseas necropolises -- White man's solitude in the tropics -- Malaria, quinine and colonial conquests -- The
  • American phase: the 'fever tree' -- The
  • Asian phase: the greatness and misery of the plantation system -- The
  • African phase: quinine and colonial conquests -- The
  • use of indigenous troops in colonial conquests -- Asia and Africa conquered by themselves -- An attempt at quantification -- On good human resources management -- Empires at bargain prices 51 -- European losses during the conquests -- Typology and assessment of losses -- Weapons technologies and European losses -- Transportation, communications and the cost of empire -- Indigenous losses during the conquests -- Military losses -- Civilian losses -- Balance sheet and perspective -- Colonial areas and populations: a comparative study of empires -- Measuring the land and counting heads -- The
  • limitations of the key criteria -- Comparative sizes of the colonial empires -- Counting heads -- Measuring the land -- The
  • rate and scale of colonisation -- Periodicity -- Major trends -- Regional differences -- List of the colonial powers -- Comparative portraits of the empires I: 1760/1830 -- The
Control code
FIEb13875061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 252 pages;
Isbn
9781845453381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)173509328
Label
Possessing the world : taking the measurements of colonisation from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, Bouda Etemad ; translated by Andrene Everson
Publication
Note
"Originally published as La Possession du monde: poids et mesunes de la colonisation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-243) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Spanish and Portuguese colonies: the first models -- The
  • metamorphosis of the English domain -- The
  • French domain: a fragile structure -- The
  • Dutch domain: from the trading empire to the Java War -- Comparative portraits of the empires II: 1830/1880 -- British colonisation: two tiers -- 'New' and 'old' French colonies -- Java and the cultivation system -- Comparative portraits of the empires : 1880/1938 -- The
  • old empire builders: Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Portugal -- The
  • new colonisers of Africa: Belgium, Germany, Italy -- The
  • non-European colonisers: Japan and the United States -- The
  • decolonisation period -- Definition -- The
  • causes of decolonisation -- Decolonisation underway -- After decolonisation -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Index of places -- Index of names
  • Introduction
  • Tools of empire and the human cost of colonial conquests -- Mortality and numbers of the first Europeans in the tropics -- Overseas necropolises -- White man's solitude in the tropics -- Malaria, quinine and colonial conquests -- The
  • American phase: the 'fever tree' -- The
  • Asian phase: the greatness and misery of the plantation system -- The
  • African phase: quinine and colonial conquests -- The
  • use of indigenous troops in colonial conquests -- Asia and Africa conquered by themselves -- An attempt at quantification -- On good human resources management -- Empires at bargain prices 51 -- European losses during the conquests -- Typology and assessment of losses -- Weapons technologies and European losses -- Transportation, communications and the cost of empire -- Indigenous losses during the conquests -- Military losses -- Civilian losses -- Balance sheet and perspective -- Colonial areas and populations: a comparative study of empires -- Measuring the land and counting heads -- The
  • limitations of the key criteria -- Comparative sizes of the colonial empires -- Counting heads -- Measuring the land -- The
  • rate and scale of colonisation -- Periodicity -- Major trends -- Regional differences -- List of the colonial powers -- Comparative portraits of the empires I: 1760/1830 -- The
Control code
FIEb13875061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 252 pages;
Isbn
9781845453381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)173509328

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