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Published: 09 April 2020

552 Pages


ISBN: 9780190069629

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Imperialism and the Developing World

How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Atul Kohli

  • Systematically compares British and American imperialism over more than two centuries
  • Crosses international relations, diplomatic history, and the political economy of development
  • Demonstrates that core countries pursue a range of predictable methods to control those on the global periphery
  • Establishes that imperialism is driven by the needs of metropolitan countries to pursue national economic prosperity
  • Shows the impact of imperial control on the prospects of sustained development in poor countries of the world

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