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 ...

Science And Empire In The Nineteenth Century

Author: Catherine Delmas
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443825964
Size: 76.51 MB
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The issue at stake in this volume is the role of science as a way to fulfil a quest for knowledge, a tool in the exploration of foreign lands, a central paradigm in the discourse on and representations of Otherness.

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.

Ornamentalism

Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195157949
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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 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 British Imperial Century 1815 1914

Author: Timothy Parsons
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847688258
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Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened and intensified Britain's relations with Asia and Africa, Timothy Parsons describes the establishment of extensive colonies and protectorates in Egypt, India, China, ...

Empires And Colonies

Author: Jonathan Hart
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745626130
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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: ...

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 ...