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The Splicing Handbook: Techniques for Modern and Traditional Ropes, Second Edition: Techniques for…

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The only book devoted completely to slicing today's ropes, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide has been expanded and enhanced in this new edition and now covers wire splices, and splices in Spectra and Kevlar ropes as well as Dacron braid and traditional…
Unfinished Empire
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|October 1, 2013

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A both controversial and comprehensive historical analysis of how the British Empire worked, from Wolfson Prize-winning author and historian John Darwin The British Empire shaped the world in countless ways: repopulating continents, carving out nations, imposing…
The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970

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The British Empire, wrote Adam Smith, 'has hitherto been not an empire, but the project of an empire' and John Darwin offers a magisterial global history of the rise and fall of that great imperial project. The British Empire, he argues, was much more than a…
After Tamerlane: The Global History Of Empire

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Tamerlane, the Ottomans, the Mughals, the Manchus, the British, the Soviets, the Japanese and the Nazis. All built empires they hoped would last forever: all were destined to fail. But, as John Darwin shows in his magnificent book, their empire building created…
The Prospect of Global History
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|March 12, 2016

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The Prospect of Global History takes a new approach to the study of global history, seeking to apply it, rather than advocate it. The volume seeks perspectives on history from East Asian and Islamic sources as well as European ones, and insists on depth in…
The End of the British Empire: The Historical Debate

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Within twenty years of victory in the Second World War Britain had ceased to be a world power and her global empire has dissolved into fragments. With what now seems astonishing rapidity, and empire three centuries old, which had reached its greatest extent as…
Tales Of Old Tokyo: The Remarkable Story Of One Of The World's Most Fascinating Cities

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A breathtaking romp through the city’s Tokyo’s history from the mid 19th to the mid 20th century, using lots of images, writings and clippings to bring back to life those far-off days.
Dependent Empire, 1900-1948: Colonies, Protectorates, and Mandates Select Documents on the…

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The penultimate volume in this documentary series covers the first part of the 20th century processes of decolonization within the British Empire, concluding with the independence of Ceylon, the first of the non-European-settled colonies. It also illustrates…
The Dominions and India Since 1900: Select Documents on the Constitutional History of the British…

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The sixth volume in Greenwood's ongoing series, this book is the first of three fine volumes to cover the twentieth century and the last stages in decolonization of the British Empire. It is concerned with the original five Dominions, the apparently inappropriate…
Britain And Decolonisation: The Retreat From Empire In The Post-war World
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|November 10, 1988

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In the 25 years after 1945 Britain's worldwide empire fell to piece and Britain ceased to be a great power. Britain abandoned her Indian Empire, gave up her rule over the African and Asian Colonies, surrendered her premier position in the Middle East and…
Britain, Egypt And The Middle East: Imperial Policy In The Aftermath Of War 1918-1922
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|January 1, 1981

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Keys to the World: Port Cities and Globalisation in the Age of Steam, 1830-1930
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