The empire project : the rise and fall of the British world-system, 1830-1970 / John Darwin.

The British Empire, wrote Adam Smith, 'has hitherto been not an empire, but the project of an empire' and John Darwin offers a magisterial global history of the rise and fall of that great imperial project. The British Empire, he argues, was much more than a group of colonies ruled over by...

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Main Author: Darwin, John, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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