No Enchanted Palace

Author: Mark Mazower
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400831661
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This is a story told through the clash of personalities, such as South African statesman Jan Smuts, who saw in the UN a means to protect the old imperial and racial order; Raphael Lemkin and Joseph Schechtman, Jewish intellectuals at odds ...

The Ideological Origins Of American Federalism

Author: Alison L. LaCroix
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674048867
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In this book, the author traces the history of American federal thought from its colonial beginnings in scattered provincial responses to British assertions of authority, to its emergence in the late eighteenth century as a normative theory ...

The Oxford History Of The British Empire Volume I The Origins Of Empire

Author: Nicholas Canny
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199246762
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1 The Origins of Empire: An Introduction NICHOLAS CANNY The study of the
British Empire in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries presents special
difficulties because no empire, as the term subsequently came to be understood,
then existed, while the adjective 'British' meant little to most inhabitants of Britain
and Ireland during the years covered by this volume. During the sixteenth century
England was sometimes described as an empire, but always with a view to
emphasizing ...

Sovereignty And Possession In The English New World

Author: Ken MacMillan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521870097
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On state formation and the early empire, see David Armitage, The Ideological
Origins of the British Empire (Cambridge, 2000); Michael Braddick, State
Formation in Early Modern England, c. 1550–1700 (Cambridge, 2000); A.F. McC.
Madden, ''1066, 1776 and All That: The Relevance of English Medieval
Experience of 'Empire' to Later Imperial Constitutional Issues,'' in Perspectives of
Empire: Essays Presented to Gerald S. Graham, ed. John E. Flint and Glyndwr
Williams (London, ...

Ideology And Empire In Eighteenth Century India

Author: Robert Travers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139464167
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acknowledgements. This study originated in my fascination with the thought-
worlds of British imperialists, and a sense that the ideological origins of British
rule in India needed revisiting in the light of recent work on eighteenth- century
British politics and political thought. As I was writing this book, an 'imperial turn' in
the writing of British and European history has focused new attention on the role
of empire in the political culture of eighteenth-century Britain, and in the
intellectual culture ...

Empire S Twin

Author: Ian Tyrrell
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801455693
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David Armitage, The Ideological Origins of the British Empire (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2000). 19. Kathleen Wilson, The Sense of the
People: Politics, Culture and Imperialism in England, 1715– 1785 (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1995). 20. Jack P. Greene, Evaluating Empire and
Confronting Colonialism in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2013). 21. See the essays collected in Jack P. Greene,
Imperatives, Behaviors, ...