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Author Cain, P. J., 1941- author.

Title British imperialism : 1688-2015 / P.J. Cain and A.G. Hopkins.

Published London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  325.341 CAIN    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Physical description xxvi, 763 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Introduction, 1688-1914 31 -- 1 Problem and the context 33 -- 2 Prospective: aristocracy, finance and empire, 1688-1850 73 -- Part 2 Gentlemanly order, 1850-1914 117 -- 3 'Something peculiar to England': the service sector, wealth and power, 1850-1914 119 -- 4 Gentlemanly capitalism and economic policy: City, government and the 'national interest', 1850-1914 149 -- 5 'The great emporium': foreign trade and invisible earnings, 1850-1914 165 -- 6 Two nations? Foreign investment and the domestic economy, 1850-1914 182 -- 7 Challenging cosmopolitanism: the tariff problem and imperial unity, 1880-1914 200 -- Part 3 Wider world, 1815-1914 221 -- 8 'An extension of the old society': Britain and the colonies of settlement, 1850-1914 223 -- 9 Calling the New World into existence: South America, 1815-1914 265 -- 10 'Meeting her obligations to her English creditors': India, 1858-1914 300 -- 11 'The imperious and irresistible necessity': Britain and the partition of Africa, 1882-1902 330 -- 12 'We offer ourselves as supporters': the Ottoman Empire and Persia, 1838-1914 369 -- 13 'Maintaining the credit-worthiness of the Chinese government', 1839-1911 392 -- Part 4 Redividing the world 415 -- 14 Britain, Germany and 'imperialist' war, 1900-14 417 -- 15 Retrospect: 1688-1914 431 -- Part 5 Empire in the twentieth century 439 -- 16 Imperialist dynamic: from World War I to decolonisation 441 -- Part 6 Gentlemanly order, 1914-39 445 -- 17 'The power of constant renewal': services, finance and the gentlemanly elite, 1914-39 447 -- 18 Industry, the City and the decline of the international economy, 1914-39 463 -- 19 Upholding gentlemanly values: the American challenge, 1914-31 479 -- 20 'A latter-day expression of financial imperialism': the origins of the Sterling Area, 1931-39 501 -- Part 7 Wider world, 1914-49 527 -- 21 Maintaining financial discipline: the Dominions, 1914-39 529 -- 22 'A new era of colonial ambitions': South America, 1914-39 560 -- 23 'Financial stability and good government': India, 1914-47 581 -- 24 'Playing the game' in tropical Africa, 1914-40 607 -- 25 'The only great undeveloped market in the world': China, 1911-49 636 -- Part 8 Losing an empire and finding a role, 1939-2000 661 -- 26 City, the Sterling Area and decolonization 663 -- 27 Conclusion: 1688-2000.
Other author Hopkins, A. G. (Antony G.), author.
Subject Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
History.
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