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Author Cain, P. J., 1941-

Title British imperialism, 1688-2000 / P.J. Cain and A.G. Hopkins.

Published New York : Longman, 2001.

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 UniM Bail  325.341 CAIN    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xxiv, 739 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword: The Continuing Debate on Empire 1 -- 1. Problem and the Context 23 -- 2. Prospective: Aristocracy, Finance and Empire, 1688-1850 62 -- Part 2 Gentlemanly Order, 1850-1914 105 -- 3. 'Something Peculiar to England': The Service Sector, Wealth and Power, 1850-1914 107 -- 4. Gentlemanly Capitalism and Economic Policy: City, Government and the 'National Interest', 1850-1914 135 -- 5. 'The Great Emporium': Foreign Trade and Invisible Earnings, 1850-1914 151 -- 6. Two Nations? Foreign Investment and the Domestic Economy, 1850-1914 167 -- 7. Challenging Cosmopolitanism: The Tariff Problem and Imperial Unity, 1880-1914 184 -- Part 3 Wider World, 1815-1914 203 -- 8. 'An Extension of the Old Society': Britain and the Colonies of Settlement, 1850-1914 205 -- 9. Calling the New World into Existence: South America, 1815-1914 243 -- 10. 'Meeting her Obligations to her English Creditors': India, 1858-1914 275 -- 11. 'The Imperious and Irresistible Necessity': Britain and the Partition of Africa, 1882-1902 303 -- 12. 'We Offer Ourselves as Supporters': The Ottoman Empire and Persia, 1838-1914 340 -- 13. 'Maintaining the Credit-Worthiness of the Chinese Government': China, 1839-1911 360 -- Part 4 Redividing the World 381 -- 14. Britain, Germany and 'Imperialist' War, 1900-14 383 -- 15. Retrospect: 1688-1914 397 -- Part 5 Empire in the Twentieth Century 403 -- 16. Imperialist Dynamic: From World War I to Decolonisation 405 -- Part 6 Gentlemanly Order, 1914-39 409 -- 17. 'The Power of Constant Renewal': Services, Finance and the Gentlemanly Elite, 1914-39 411 -- 18. Industry, the City and the Decline of the International Economy, 1914-39 427 -- 19. Upholding Gentlemanly Values: The American Challenge, 1914-31 442 -- 20. 'A Latter-Day Expression of Financial Imperialism': The Origins of the Sterling Area, 1931-39 464 -- Part 7 Wider World, 1914-49 489 -- 21. Maintaining Financial Discipline: The Dominions, 1914-39 491 -- 22. 'A New Era of Colonial Ambitions': South America, 1914-39 521 -- 23. 'Financial Stability and Good Government': India, 1914-47 541 -- 24. 'Playing the Game' in Tropical Africa, 1914-40 565 -- 25. 'The Only Great Undeveloped Market in the World': China, 1911-49 593 -- Part 8 Losing an Empire and Finding a Role, 1939-2000 617 -- 26. City, the Sterling Area and Decolonisation 619 -- 27. Conclusion: 1688-2000 645 -- Afterword: Empires and Globalization 661 -- History of globalization 662 -- From proto-globalization to modern globalization 668 -- Era of post-colonial globalization 678.
Other author Hopkins, A. G. (Antony G.)
Subject Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
ISBN 0582472865