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The Resource The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970, John Darwin

The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970, John Darwin

Label
The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970
Title
The empire project
Title remainder
the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970
Statement of responsibility
John Darwin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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Darwin, John
Dewey number
909.09241081
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imperialism
  • Decolonization
  • Great Britain
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Great Britain
Label
The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970, John Darwin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [789]-794) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : the project of an empire -- Towards 'the sceptre of the world' : the elements of empire in the long nineteenth century -- Victorian origins -- The octopus power -- The commercial republic -- The Britannic experiment -- 'Un-British rule' in 'Anglo-India' -- The weakest link : Britain in South Africa -- The Edwardian transition -- 'The great liner is sinking' : the British world-system in the age of war -- The war for empire, 1914-1919 -- Making imperial peace, 1919-1926 -- Holding the centre, 1927-1937 -- The strategic abyss, 1937-1942 -- The price of survival, 1943-1951 -- The third world power, 1951-1959 -- Reluctant retreat, 1959-1968
Control code
FIEb16159871
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 800 pages
Isbn
9780521302081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)351329779
Label
The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970, John Darwin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [789]-794) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : the project of an empire -- Towards 'the sceptre of the world' : the elements of empire in the long nineteenth century -- Victorian origins -- The octopus power -- The commercial republic -- The Britannic experiment -- 'Un-British rule' in 'Anglo-India' -- The weakest link : Britain in South Africa -- The Edwardian transition -- 'The great liner is sinking' : the British world-system in the age of war -- The war for empire, 1914-1919 -- Making imperial peace, 1919-1926 -- Holding the centre, 1927-1937 -- The strategic abyss, 1937-1942 -- The price of survival, 1943-1951 -- The third world power, 1951-1959 -- Reluctant retreat, 1959-1968
Control code
FIEb16159871
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 800 pages
Isbn
9780521302081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)351329779

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