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Geographies of empire : European empires and colonies, c. 1880-1960 /​ Robin A. Butlin.

By: Butlin, Robin A.
Series: Cambridge studies in historical geography.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009Description: xvii, 673 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521740555 (paperback) .Subject(s): Imperialism -- History | Geography -- Societies, etc | Transportation -- History | Mineral industries -- History | Decolonization | Demography -- Population mobility | Settlement and contacts -- Explorers | Military history, Modern -- 20th century | Europe -- Colonies -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 325.309409041 BUT
Contents:
Geography, imperialism and colonialism : concepts and frameworks Chronologies, spaces and places Numbers and movements of people Patterns and shadows on the land Empire, exploration, and geographical knowledge Geographical societies and imperialism The mapping of empires and colonies Geographies of the 'civilising mission' Environmental interactions The arteries of empire : transport and communications Towns and cities Economic geographies of empire and colony The endings of empire : decolonisation.
Summary: Provides a comprehensive overview of the experiences of individual European imperial powers: British, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Belgian, German and Italian, and the reactions of indigenous peoples. Some Australian content.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [621]-660) and index.

Geography, imperialism and colonialism : concepts and frameworks
Chronologies, spaces and places
Numbers and movements of people
Patterns and shadows on the land
Empire, exploration, and geographical knowledge
Geographical societies and imperialism
The mapping of empires and colonies
Geographies of the 'civilising mission'
Environmental interactions
The arteries of empire : transport and communications
Towns and cities
Economic geographies of empire and colony
The endings of empire : decolonisation.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the experiences of individual European imperial powers: British, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Belgian, German and Italian, and the reactions of indigenous peoples. Some Australian content.

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