Britain as an Imperial Power in South-East Asia in the Nineteenth Century

  title={Britain as an Imperial Power in South-East Asia in the Nineteenth Century},
  author={John Sturgus Bastin},
THE word ‘imperialism’ has had a somewhat chequered history,1 but to many, including Asian and African nationalists, it remains indelibly associated with the concept of ‘economic’ imperialism popularised by the writings of J.A. Hobson and V. I. Lenin.2 Both men focused particular attention on the period from about 1870 to 1900 when there was an enormous increase in Western territorial holdings in Africa and Asia:3 Lenin, for example, noted that in Africa the area under European control rose… 
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Reading and writing the scientific voyage: FitzRoy, Darwin and John Clunies Ross
  • K. Anderson
  • History
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 2018
An unpublished satirical work, written c.1848–1854, provides fresh insight into the most famous scientific voyage of the nineteenth century and is intriguing not only for its glimpse of the Beagle voyage, but also as a self-portrait of an imperial scientific reader.


Indigenous Political Systems of Western Malaya
An analysis of the political organization of the traditional government of the Malay Sultans before the introduction of British rule in 1874.