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British Imperialism: 1688-2000


A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, and truly global in its reach, this magisterial account received numerous accolades from reviewers in its first edition. The first to coin the phrase "gentlemanly capitalism," Cain and Hopkins make the strong and provocative argument that it is impossible to understand the nature and evolution of British imperialism without taking account of the peculiarities of her economic development. In particular, the growth of the financial sector - and above all, ...

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British Imperialism: 1688-2000
2001, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780582472860

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