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‘Warlord’: a discursive history of the concept in British and American imperialism, 1815-1914 and 1989-2006

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The renewed interest in empire, particularly in its British and American variants, has brought into sharper relief the difficulties both metropoles faced in projecting order in the global south. Far from cohesive entities, the British and American empires tried to manage territories that defied many of the political, economic, and legal systems, as well as normative and moral understandings, that enabled their imperial ascendancy. Despite a considerable literature about how metropoles comp...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:303a15ac-8f59-4861-9cc0-e514193e1e17
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ora:6632

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