Comparing British and American empires

@article{Hopkins2007ComparingBA,
  title={Comparing British and American empires},
  author={A. G. Hopkins},
  journal={Journal of Global History},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={395 - 404}
}
  • A. Hopkins
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • Journal of Global History
The fashion for writing books on international affairs with the word ‘empire’ in the title may now be coming to an end – just as historians are starting to join it. The trend began in the United States before the drama of 9/11 but expanded greatly thereafter, and five years later has produced libraries of books and essays that brandish the term and draw on its history. Non-historians whose interests lie in the present, and whose main aim has been to justify or condemn the appearance of a… Expand
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