Guardians Of Empire

Author: David Killingray
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719057342
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This book explores the ways in which armies and armed forces were involved in the making, the maintenance and the loss of overseas empire. The volume ranges widely in time and space.

Power Over Peoples

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400833590
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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 ...

Gender And Empire

Author: Angela Woollacott
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230204856
Size: 61.22 MB
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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
Size: 51.32 MB
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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.

Technology A World History

Author: Daniel R. Headrick Professor of Social Sciences and History Roosevelt University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199713669
Size: 55.32 MB
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Technology: A World History offers an illuminating backdrop to our present moment--a brilliant history of invention around the globe.

Maritime Empires

Author: David Killingray
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843830764
Size: 74.91 MB
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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.

Machines As The Measure Of Men

Author: Michael Adas
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801497605
Size: 55.48 MB
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This new edition of what has become a standard account of Western expansion and technological dominance includes a new preface by the author that discusses how subsequent developments in gender and race studies, as well as global technology ...