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The geography of empire.

Keith M. Buchanan

The geography of empire.

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Published by Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation in Nottingham .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Military assistance, American,
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations,
    • United States -- Relations -- Foreign countries

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      SeriesSpokesman books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1455 .B82
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5471509M
      LC Control Number73174636

      Geography Militant is a compelling account of the relations between geographical knowledge, exploration, and empire. This book traces the emergence of a modern culture of exploration, as reflected in the role of institutions such as the Royal Geographical Society and the reputation of explorers such as Livingstone and Stanley.


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out of 5 stars Geography, Empire, and Imperialism. Reviewed in the United States on October 6, This work is an impressive synthesis of the development of European empire and its connection with historical geography.

This has been done before, but usually in the context of the development of British, French or German by: Geography and Empire re-examines the role of geography in imperialism and reinterprets the geography of empire.

It brings together new work by eighteen geographers from ten book is divided into five parts. Part I considers the early engagement of geographers with the imperial adventures of England and France.

Part II focuses on the links between nineteenth-century European. " Geography and Empire is a stimulating collection of writings demonstrating the contribution that a theoretically-informed geographical perspective can make to the study of one of the great issues of our time, colonialism and its aftermath.

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Between and Edmund Spenser's journey to an unconquered Ireland and the Jacobite Rebellion--the first British Empire was established. This ambitious book argues that England's culture during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries was saturated with a geographic imagination fed by the experiences and experiments of colonialism.

If you're at all interested in world history, this is a book for you. Each chapter is self contained, and the text does a very nice job of summarizing the history of each empire outlined in the book.

The pictures and maps, as usual in a National Geographic publication, make the s:   An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us "beyond geography." Neil Smith debunks that assumption, offering an incisive argument that American globalism had a distinct geography and was pieced together as part of a Reviews: 6.

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This book traces the emergence of a modern culture of exploration, as reflected in the role of institutions such as the Royal Geographical Society and the reputation of explorers such as Livingstone and by:   Every empire featured in the book is given the same treatment; their rise, legacies, and eventual fall replete with fantastic pictures.

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Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized representation as landscape art in imperial conquest. One could easily assume that. This scholarly work offered some interesting new insights into the working of empire, but ultimately proved disappointing.

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