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Imperialism: A Study

By: J.A. Hobson

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2017

Seller ID: 117893

ISBN: 9789350024867

Condition: New


In his Preface to the 1902 first edition of Imperialism: A Study, imperial critic J.A. Hobson demonstrates his prophetic talents by noting, just as the Victorian age was ending and World War I was brewing, that "Imperialism has been adopted as a more or less conscious policy by several European States and threatens to break down the political isolation of the United States." Though the book speaks mostly of British imperialism of the period, Hobson invevitably explores the general principles - and hidden motives - of imperialist policy. Hobson covers: the commercial value of imperialis... View more info