Power Over Peoples

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400833590
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In Power over Peoples, Daniel Headrick traces the evolution of Western technologies--from muskets and galleons to jet planes and smart bombs--and sheds light on the environmental and social factors that have brought victory in some cases ...

Technology Of Empire

Author: Daqing Yang
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674010918
Size: 43.71 MB
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In the extension of the Japanese empire in the 1930s and 1940s, technology, geo-strategy, and institutions were closely intertwined in empire building.

The Tentacles Of Progress Technology Transfer In The Age Of Imperialism 1850 1940

Author: Chicago Daniel R. Headrick Professor of History Roosevelt University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019802178X
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In this trenchant examination of a paradox of colonial rule, Daniel Headrick, author of the widely acclaimed Tools of Empire, shows how the massive transfers of technology--including equipment, techniques, and experts--from the European ...

Empires And Colonies

Author: Jonathan Hart
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745626130
Size: 66.11 MB
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See George Grant, Technology and Empire: Perspectives on North America (
Toronto: House of Anansi, 1969). See also Daniel R. Headrick, The Tools
ofEmpire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (New
York: ...

Disease And Empire

Author: Philip D. Curtin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521598354
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Soldiers on campaign, especially in the tropics, continued to die from disease at rates as high as ever. This book examines the practice of military medicine during the conquest of Africa, especially in the 1880s and 1890s.

Ornamentalism

Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195157949
Size: 30.22 MB
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Ornamentalism is a vividly evocative account of a vanished era, a major reassessment of Britain and its imperial past, and a trenchant and disturbing analysis of what it means to be a post-imperial nation today.

The Oxford History Of The British Empire The Eighteenth Century

Author: William Roger Louis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198205635
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Continuing Oxford's five-volume comprehensive history of the British Empire, Volume II examines the history of British expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the ...

The British Empire

Author: Philippa Levine
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317860861
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This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise.