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Empire and Imperialism


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Hobsbaum, Eric J. Industry and Empire: An Economic History of Britain Since 1750. Reprint, London: Penguin, 1975.

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Pomeranz, Kenneth. The Great Divergence: China, Europe and the Making of the Modern World Economy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Wong, R. Bin. China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1997.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Electrophoresis (cataphoresis) to EphemeralEmpire and Imperialism - Asia - Imperialism And Market, Impact On China, Varieties Of Imperialism In The Twentieth Century, Imperialism Reconsidered