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Published: 22 August 2002

160 Pages | numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780192802231

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Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen Howe

Very Short Introductions

  • A lively introduction to the concept of 'empire', 'imperialism', and 'colonialism'
  • Examines imperialism's diverse and often bizarre afterlives in the contemporary world
  • Raises questions about whether globalization constitutes a new imperial system
  • Spans the history of empires, from ancient Rome to the modern British empires
  • Stephen Howe is an expert in this field