Patterns of Empire (Hardcover)

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Patterns of Empire comprehensively examines the two most powerful empires in modern history: the United States and Britain. Challenging the popular theory that the American empire is unique, Patterns of Empire shows how the policies, practices, forms, and historical dynamics of the American empire repeat those of the British, leading up to the present climate of economic decline, treacherous intervention in the Middle East, and overextended imperial confidence. A critical exercise in revisionist history and comparative social science, this book also offers a challenging theory of empire that recognizes the agency of non-Western peoples, the impact of global fields, and the limits of imperial power.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781107011830
ISBN-10: 1107011833
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: January 26th, 2012
Pages: 304
Language: English