Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World
The ghosts of the British Empire continue to haunt today's international scene and many of the problems faced by the Empire have still not been resolved. In Iraq, Kashmir, Burma, Sudan, Nigeria and Hong Kong, new difficulties, resulting from British imperialism, have arisen and continue to baffle politicians and diplomats. This powerful new book addresses the realities of the British Empire from its inception to its demise, skewering fantasies of its glory and cataloguing both the inadequacies of its ideals and the short-termism of its actions.
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Review: Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern WorldUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
Kwasi Kwarteng's book is a study of British imperialism's effects on the modern world. This fine work is a remarkably clear-eyed view of a sensitive subject, and details the various ways in which ... Read full review
Review: Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern WorldUser Review - Erez Davidi - Goodreads
The main argument of this engaging account of the British Empire is that the British Empire never had a coherent central policy to guide its colonies that were spread all over the world. Kwasi ... Read full review
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