Power Over Peoples

Author: Daniel R. Headrick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400833590
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In Power over Peoples, Daniel Headrick traces the evolution of Western technologies--from muskets and galleons to jet planes and smart bombs--and sheds light on the environmental and social factors that have brought victory in some cases ...

Science And Empire In The Nineteenth Century

Author: Catherine Delmas
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443825964
Size: 46.30 MB
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The issue at stake in this volume is the role of science as a way to fulfil a quest for knowledge, a tool in the exploration of foreign lands, a central paradigm in the discourse on and representations of Otherness.

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.

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 ...

Empires And Colonies

Author: Jonathan Hart
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745626130
Size: 13.91 MB
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See George Grant, Technology and Empire: Perspectives on North America (
Toronto: House of Anansi, 1969). See also Daniel R. Headrick, The Tools
ofEmpire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (New
York: ...

Ornamentalism

Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195157949
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Ornamentalism is a vividly evocative account of a vanished era, a major reassessment of Britain and its imperial past, and a trenchant and disturbing analysis of what it means to be a post-imperial nation today.

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.

The British Imperial Century 1815 1914

Author: Timothy Parsons
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847688258
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Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened and intensified Britain's relations with Asia and Africa, Timothy Parsons describes the establishment of extensive colonies and protectorates in Egypt, India, China, ...