author={Rupert Emerson},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={16 - 3}
ordinary event: western Europe’s achievement of imperial predominance over so much of the world in the last few centuries, or the recent spectacular demise of virtually the entire colonial system as one of the major manifestations of the decline of that predominance. My inclination is to press the claim of the overthrow and abandonment of colonialism. Here was a system of world-wide dimensions which only a few years earlier still had a look of solidity and permanence to it and which had ordered… Expand
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  • Canadian Journal of Political Science
  • 2020
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