Power Over Peoples

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691139334
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In this work, Daniel Headrick traces the evolution of Western technologies and sheds light on the environmental and social factors that have brought victory in some cases and unforeseen defeat in others.

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.

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 ...

Maritime Empires

Author: David Killingray
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843830764
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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.

Disease And Empire

Author: Philip D. Curtin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521598354
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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.

Machines As The Measure Of Men

Author: Michael Adas
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801497605
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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 ...

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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This volume examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars. It shows how trade, warfare, and migration created the Empire in the Americas and then in Asia.

Technology A World History

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