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

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

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Darwin, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • 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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [789]-794) and index
Color
multicolored
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
EBC461122
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 800 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC461122
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL461122
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10349747
  • (CaONFJC)MIL233667
  • (OCoLC)502012512
Label
The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970, John Darwin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [789]-794) and index
Color
multicolored
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
EBC461122
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 800 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC461122
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL461122
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10349747
  • (CaONFJC)MIL233667
  • (OCoLC)502012512

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