Power Over Peoples

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691139334
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In this work, Daniel Headrick traces the evolution of Western technologies and sheds light on the environmental and social factors that have brought victory in some cases and unforeseen defeat in others.

Technology Of Empire

Author: Daqing Yang
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674010918
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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 ...

The Invisible Weapon

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199996326
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In this book, Headrick examines the political history of telecommunications from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. He argues that this technology gave society new options.

Gender And Empire

Author: Angela Woollacott
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230204856
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Authoritative and approachable, this is essential reading for students of world history, imperial history and gender relations.

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.

Maritime Empires

Author: David Killingray
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843830764
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Britain's empire was sustained by shipping. These studies are concerned with a range of enterprises, both home and colonial, in which shipping was involved, relating to goods, people, ideas.

Empires And Colonies

Author: Jonathan Hart
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745626130
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A more recent view is A. N. Porter, European Imperialism, 1860–1914 (
Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994). 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: Oxford University Press, 1981) and Alfred
W. Crosby, Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansions of Europe, 900–
1900 (1986; ...