War, diplomacy, and imperialism, 1618-1783

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Includes bibliography and index.

Statementedited by Geoffrey Symcox.
SeriesDocumentary history of Western civilization
ContributionsSymcox, Geoffrey.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
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Open LibraryOL21347473M

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Abstract. Occupying a comparatively small geographical region at the far western extreme of the Eurasian land mass, Europeans had fashioned for themselves a remarkable patchwork of political forms across the centuries between the disintegration of Roman authority and the advent of an inchoate ‘national’ sense during the early modern : W.

Spellman. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. In the eighteenth century, Great Britain elaborated the concept of the balance of power, which dominated European diplomacy for the next years.

In the nineteenth century, Metternich's Austria reconstructed the Concert of Europe and Bismarck's Germany dismantled it, reshaping European diplomacy into a cold-blooded game of power politics. A thrilling and diplomacy narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods and imperialism 20th century history – the Arab Revolt and the secret “great game” to control the Middle East The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War One was, in the words of T.E.

Lawrence, “a sideshow of a sideshow.” Amidst the slaughter in European trenches, the Western combatants pai. The Ashgate Research Companion to War provides contributions from a number of theorists and historians with a focus on long term, systemic conflicts.

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All three were ‘latecomers’ to the great power rivalries of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and all attacked the Wilsonian-inspired global order enshrined after the First World War. Hostile to liberalism, ‘open door’ capitalism, socialism, and. One of the first modern historians to integrate economic realities into the study of American foreign policy, William Appleman Williams has been a diplomatic historian of major influence since the first publication of The Tragedy of American Diplomacy.

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The term is frequently employed in international propaganda to denounce and discredit an opponent’s foreign policy. For nearly two hundred years huge wooden War called ships of the line dominated war at sea and were thus instrumental in the European struggle for power and the spread of imperialism.

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In his new book, Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the U.S. Shaped the Global Periphery (Oxford University Press), Atul Kohli, the David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs, examines the long history of British and American imperialism, both formal and informal, from the East India Company in the 18th century to.

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Imperialism in Africa and Asia Readings The First World War and the Russian Revolution. Introduction to The First World War and the Russian Revolution The Causes of the First World War.

Explorations of contemporary imperialism seem more rhetorical and didactic than deductive or analytical Discussion of American empire has ebbed and flowed with shifting American power,16 and with a variable landscape of international actors Careful research has focused on an evolving logic of hierarchy,18 or on the role of American hegemony in deterring territorial aggression Absent.

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Imperialism. By Greg Grandin Henry Holt: Metropolitan Books, Maypp., $25, Synopsis. In this book, Fairbank discusses the effect of the British presence in China in the 19th century.

Focusing primarily on treaties and the administration of treaty ports, both products of the Opium War (), Fairbank aims to examine the repercussions of the tribute and treaty relations between Britain and China on modern Chinese foreign relations—the book was written in the s.

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A period of Economic Growth The ’s are generally regarded as a. APPENDIX: ON THE HISTORY OF THIS BOOK Excerpts from Leon Trotsky’s, My Life, () Chap. XVIII, The Beginning of the War) The booklet, The War and the International, like all my other books, had its own peculiar destiny, first in Switzerland, then in Germany and France, later in America, and finally in Soviet Russia.A few words must be said about all this.

The estimated $ billion project could eclipse America's Marshal Plan in the post-war Europe. The author, an Indian scholar, says Sri Lanka's example is "proof of just how effective China’s debt-trap diplomacy can be." He names a number of cases that cast a negative light on China's role in BRI, calling it "creditor imperialism.".

Dollar imperialism was a term coined by the Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov at the start of the Cold War; it was used in reference to the American government's Marshall Plan.

[1]The Soviet Union believed that the Marshall Plan was being used by the United States in an attempt to create a 'sphere of influence' in Western Europe after World War II. In this way, the rich detail of Kinzer’s account of the debate over American imperialism at the turn of the 20th century gives way to a hasty revisionist account of United States foreign policy.

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New York (). Bertoloni-Meli, Domenico, Equivalence and Priority: Newton Versus Leibniz. Oxford (). Birch, T., The History of the Royal Society of London for Improving Knowledge from its First Rise. London (). Black, Jeremy, The Hanoverians: The History of a Dynasty. London ().Causes and Effects of Imperialism on Africa The Scramble for Africa, was the occupation, division and colonization of the continent of Africa by European powers.

This desire to take claim as much territory as possible stemmed from the need for resources and raw materials in order to keep up production after the industrial revolution, as well as.