Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism : The New Debate on Empire, Paperback Book

Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism : The New Debate on Empire Paperback

Edited by Raymond E. Dumett


The publication by Longman of P J Cain and A.G. Hopkins two-volume study of "British Imperialism" (1688-1914; 1914-1994) caused a sensation amongst historians of European imperialism and economic international history.

The theory of `gentlemanly capitalism' - the complex of economic, social and political power centring on the City of London - which they developed to explain Britain's imperial expansion has since been expanded , both in its original theory and its implications.

Here now is a purpose-built volume prepared in collaboration with the original authors which reviews the latest state of scholarship in the field and develops it further.

Contributors are:Dr Shigeru Akita, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, JapanProfessor Peter Cain, Professor of History at Sheffield Hallam UniversityDr Lance Davis, California Institute of TechnologyProfessor R.E.

Dumett, Purdue UniversityProfessor Barry Gough, Wilfrid Laurier University, OntarioDr Ewen Green, Magdelen College, University of OxfordProfessor A.G Hopkins, Pembroke College, University of CambridgeDr Robert Kubicek, Department of History, University of British ColumbiaDr Maria Misra, Keble College, University of OxfordDr Angela Redish, Dept of Economics, University of British ColumbiaDr Nicholas White, Department of History, John Moores University


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9780582327825

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