The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970

@inproceedings{Darwin2009TheEP,
  title={The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970},
  author={J. Darwin},
  year={2009}
}
Introduction: the project of an Empire Part I. Towards 'The Sceptre of the World': The Elements of Empire in the Long Nineteenth Century: 1. Victorian origins 2. The octopus power 3. The commercial republic 4. The Britannic experiment 5. 'Un-British rule' in 'Anglo-India' 6. The weakest link: Britain and South Africa 7. The Edwardian transition Part II. 'The Great Liner is Sinking': The British World-System in the Age of War: 8. The War for Empire, 1914-19 9. Making imperial peace, 1919-26 10… Expand
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