History of Imperialism

How Crucial is the Notion of the ‘Civilising Objective’ to Our Understanding of British Expansionism Before 1939?
How Crucial is the Notion of the ‘Civilising Objective’ to Our Understanding of British Expansionism Before 1939?

How Crucial is the Notion of the ‘Civilising Objective’ to Our Understanding of British Expansionism Before 1939?

The ‘civilising goal’ is a wide ideological background that combines four main suitables; Enlightenment perfects, Christian/ Evangelical suggestions of pre-destination, racist concepts regarding white prevalence and Liberalism. All these perfects have actually had a substantial duty in our understanding of…

Victorian Bigotry: An Explication of Scientific Knowledge, its Social Character, as well as its Relationship to Victorian Popular Culture
Victorian Bigotry: An Explication of Scientific Knowledge, its Social Character, as well as its Relationship to Victorian Popular Culture

Victorian Bigotry: An Explication of Scientific Knowledge, its Social Character, as well as its Relationship to Victorian Popular Culture

The British Empire of the 19th century displayed and embodied racism in its composite. In embodying this concept of racial inequality, the Empire produced premises on which it could warrant the imperialist actions that it carried out throughout the globe…

Hegemonic Overreach in the British Empire: Economic Distress, Strategic Imperative, and also the Fall of Singapore
Hegemonic Overreach in the British Empire: Economic Distress, Strategic Imperative, and also the Fall of Singapore

Hegemonic Overreach in the British Empire: Economic Distress, Strategic Imperative, and also the Fall of Singapore

Given that completion of the Second World War, scholars of British armed forces history have actually busied themselves with attempts to describe the British defeat at Singapore to Japan in February 1942. Research reveals that there existed what Peden has…

A Colonial Stimulant: Echos of the Sykes-Picot Agreement in the Rise of ISIS
A Colonial Stimulant: Echos of the Sykes-Picot Agreement in the Rise of ISIS

A Colonial Stimulant: Echos of the Sykes-Picot Agreement in the Rise of ISIS

The Islamic State of Iraq and also Syria (even more commonly referred to as “ISIS,” however likewise referred to as the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” or merely “the Islamic State”) has actually gotten on a power of…