Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism And Global History


Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism And Global History
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British imperial history can now be seen as a bridge to global history. This study tries to renew the debate on British imperialism by combining Western and Asian historiography and constructing a new global history as an aid to the understanding of globalization in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Part One takes a predominantly metropolitan view of the globalizing forces unleashed by British imperialism Part Two focuses on the international order of East Asia and its connection with gentlemanly capitalismBritish imperial history can now be seen as a bridge to global history. This study tries to renew the debate on British imperialism by combining Western and Asian historiography and constructing a new global history as an aid to the understanding of globalization in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Part One takes a predominantly metropolitan view of the globalizing forces unleashed by British imperialism Part Two focuses on the international order of East Asia and its connection with gentlemanly capitalism.

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