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Britain and Free Trade in the Age of Gladstone, Bismarck, and Disraeli: The Hegemon’s Dilemma, 1865–1886

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the decline of the Liberal vision of European progress based on free trade, peace, and democracy. The interlocking pressures of rising military expenditure, economic depression, ... More


Britain’s Informal Empire: Argentina, Egypt, China

Atul Kohli

in Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190069629
eISBN:
9780190069650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069629.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes Britain’s informal empire in Argentina, Egypt, and China during the nineteenth century. The evidence is overwhelming that Britain’s primary concern in these regions was economic ... More


Tail Piece

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter seeks to identify what it means to be “totally naked” at the turn of the twenty-first century, an era in which synthetic body parts (cultured tissues) grow in glass “cages,” ... More


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