The Colonial Empires; A Comparative Survey from the Eighteenth Century,

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Fieldhouse Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History Cambridge University M e by Fischer Biicherei KG, Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg, Germany First English edition. Book Reviews: The Colonial Empires: A Comparative Survey from the Eighteenth Century. By D. FIELDHOUSE (London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ).

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Horwitz and Thomas Reed (eds.), American Legal Realism (New York: Oxford University Press, )Cited by: The colonial empires: a comparative survey from the eighteenth century. [D K Fieldhouse] -- Discusses colonies before including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and British colonies in the Americas and the events leading to their dissolution.

The Spanish and Portuguese empires in America --The French and Dutch empires in America --The British empire, --Myths and realities of the American empires --The disintegration of the American empires --Europeans in Africa before --Europeans in the east before --The second expansion of Europe, --Expansion, partition and redivision, --The British empire.

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[D K Fieldhouse]. The first and most arresting aspect of the Japanese empire is the fact that the metropolitan homeland itself only narrowly escaped colonial subjugation, surviving as one of the four Asian nations (along with China, Siam, and Korea) to escape obliteration in the flood of Western dominance in the nineteenth by:   Paul W.

Mapp, The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, – (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, ) offers now perhaps the finest essay in bringing all the aspirant imperial projects in eighteenth-century North America into an integrated : Stephen Howe.

'Empires of the Mind is a uniquely valuable account of the fate of the French and British empires.' William Roger Louis - University of Texas 'Accessibly written and genuinely comparative, Robert Gildea's new analysis of the lingering effects and bitter aftershocks of British and French colonialism is essential reading for anyone keen to understand where legacies of empire register in Author: Robert Gildea.

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By D. FIELDHOUSE. Delacorte World History, Volume XXIX. (New York: Delacorte Press, i First American Edition. xiv, $) This work is a one-volume survey of the history of colonial empires from a comparative point of view. Such an assignment could have.

An accessible survey of the history of European overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries based on new scholarship In this thematic survey, Gabriel Paquette focuses on the evolution of the Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, and Dutch overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

This book further qualifies the postcolonial thesis and shows its limits. To reach these goals, it links text analysis and political history on a global comparative scale.

Focusing on imperial agents, their narratives of progress, and their political aims and strategies, it asks whether. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Colonial Empires by Fieldhouse (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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With its geography and history being as varied as just described it is surprising that the economic history of South Asia should exist as a coherent discourse at all.The phenomenon of caste has probably aroused more controversy than any other aspect of Indian life and thought.

Susan Bayly's cogent and sophisticated analysis explores the emergence of the ideas, experiences and practices which gave rise to the so-called 'caste society' from the pre-colonial period to the end of the twentieth by: Faculty – Empires, Imperialism, and Colonialism Troy Bickham specializes in the history of Britain and its empire, particularly the Atlantic world, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

His first book, Savages within the Empire () explores how encounters and relations with American Indians affected British material, political.