Modern Imperialism and Colonialism A Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 0321424093
ISBN-13: 9780321424099
Edition: 2011
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List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 6/23/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

From the formation of centralized gunpowder empires in Eurasia and parts of Africa to the demise of the bi-polar Cold War world,Modern Imperialism and Colonialisminvestigates our evolving understanding of the origins, nature, mechanisms, and demise of modern empires. It evaluates empires as structures and also explores the doctrines, ideologies, and practices of imperialism and colonial rule. For courses in Imperialism/Colonialism as well as the second half of the World History survey course, this textbook addresses modern imperialism and colonialism from a truly global and holistic perspective.

Maps
Preface
Introduction
Why Define?
Empire
Imperialism
Colonialism
Global and Modern
Questions
The Rise of Early Modern Empires, c. 1350-1650
Empire: The Emergence of Early Modern States and Empires in Eurasia and Africa
The Emergence of the Early Modern State System
A Gunpowder Revolution?
Sectoral Alliances
The Search for Legitimacy
Sub-Saharan African Empires?
Conclusion
Questions
Imperialism and Colonialism: Imperial Interaction and Nascent Colonialism in Early Modern Eurasia and North Africa
Models of Early Modern Colonialism
Themes in Early Modern Colonialism
The Economic Underpinnings of Early Modern Integration
Imperial Interaction and Grand Alliances
The Portuguese Estado da India
Conclusion
Questions
Imperialism: Intersecting Empires in the Americas
Iberian Motivations for Exploration, Trade, and Conquest
The First Iberian Colonies in the Americas
American Imperialism
The Columbian Exchange
Iberian Empires in the New World
Questions
Atlantic and Asian Empires in a Global Age, c. 1600-1830
Colonialism: Competition for Empire and the Rise of the Slave/Plantation Complex
Competition for Empire
New Europeans in the Americas-English, French, and Dutch Colonial Efforts
The Sugar Revolution
Sugar, Slavery, and Transatlantic Societies
Questions
Empire: Empire, Identity, and the Making of New Societies in the Atlantic World
The Role of Identity in History
New Societies, New Peoples in the Americas
New Societies, New Peoples in Africa and Asia
The Process of Identity Formation
Questions
Imperialism and Colonialism: Asian Land Empires in a Global Age
Continuity and Change from the Mid-Seventeenth Century
Opportunities and Challenges
Imperial Strategies and Colonial Modes of Rule
Questioning Imperial Decline
Questions
Informal Empires? c. 1810-1880
Empire: Revolutions in the Atlantic World
The Seven Years' War and Its Consequences
The War of American Independence and Its Legacies
The French Revolutionary Wars and the French Caribbean
The Napoleonic Wars and the Spanish and Portuguese Americas
Atlantic Rebellions and Global Wars in Southern Africa
Conclusion
Questions
Imperialism: The industrial Revolution and the Era of Informal Imperialism
Informal Empire-Anti-Imperialist or Imperialist?
Industry and Empire
Cultures of Informal Imperialism
Informal Imperialism in Action
Formal Expansion in the Era of Informal Imperialism
Conclusion
Questions
Colonialism: Change, Response, and Resistance in the Colonies
Modes of Governance
Common Themes in Nineteenth-Century Colonialism
Resistance to the Imposition and Effects of Colonial Rule
Conclusion
Questions
The New Imperialism, c. 1870-1930
Imperialism: The New Imperialism and the Scramble for Colonies
What Was the New Imperialism?
Why Did the New Imperialism Happen?
The Annexation of Burma, 1885
The Struggle for the Upper Nile Valley: The Race for Fashoda from British, French, and African Perspectives, 1896-1899
Japanese Policy Formation and the Invasion of Korea, 1874-1910
Public Opinion in the United States and the Invasion of Haiti, 1915
Conclusion
Questions
Colonialism: Colonial Subjects and the Pacification of Colonies in the Era of the New Imperialism
The Pacification of Vietnam and the Gold Coast
Imposing Colonial Authority and Sovereignty
Problematizing Collaboration
Problematizing Resistance
Re-evaluating the Pacification of the Gold Coast and Indochina
Conclusion
Questions
Empire: The Sinews of the New Imperialism
Commodities
Migration
Missionism
War and Military Power
Gender, Sexuality, and Race
Conclusion
Questions
The Rise and Fall of High Imperialism, c. 1890-1975
Imperialism and Colonialism: Imperial Projects and Colonial Petitions in the High Imperial Era
The Colonizers' Model of the World
Hierarchy and Colonial Projects in the Era of High imperialism
The Proconsular State and the Realities of Colonial Rule
Strategies of Colonial Subjects: Negotiation, Accommodation, and Petition
Conclusion
Questions
Empire: Imperial World Wars and the Slow March toward Decolonization
Imperial Ambitions and the First World War
The Colonial Experience and the First World War
The Armenian Genocide as a Colonial Event
Imperial Ambitions and the Second World War
The Colonial Experience and the Second World War
The Holocaust as a Colonial Event
The Aftermath of the Second World War and Political Decolonization
Conclusion
Questions
Imperialism and Colonialism: Nationalism and Independence
The Challenge Facing Anti-Colonial Movements and the Search for Unifying Ideologies
The Development of Emancipatory Nationalism
Organizing Resistance Among the People
The Diffusion of Emancipatory Nationalism: A Global Perspective
Pan-Movements
Settlers and Settler Nationalism
The Messy Reality of the Road to Independence
Conclusion
Questions
The World We Live in, c. 1948 to Today
Imperialism and Colonialism: A Post-Colonial World?
Cold War Imperialism?
Economic Neo-Imperialism?
Cultural Imperialism and Postcolonialism
The Persistence of Empire?
Glossary
Index

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