Empire and Modern Political Thought: Liberalism, Nation, and Empire

@inproceedings{Mehta2012EmpireAM,
  title={Empire and Modern Political Thought: Liberalism, Nation, and Empire},
  author={P. Mehta},
  year={2012}
}
  • P. Mehta
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • Most discussions of the political theories that accompanied the European imperial expansion have accordingly concentrated on ideas either of just war or of legitimate settlement on uncultivated territory, and this material has now become a familiar part of the standard history of imperialism. The principal stumbling block for European treaties with non-European people was very clear: the Old Testament contained a number of passages that seemed to preclude any substantial agreements between the… CONTINUE READING
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