Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought

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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought - Mehta, Uday Singh

We take liberalism to be a set of ideas committed to political rights and self-determination, yet it also served to justify an empire built on political domination. Uday Mehta argues that imperialism, far from contradicting liberal tenets, in fact stemmed from liberal assumptions about reason and historical progress. Confronted with unfamiliar ...

Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226518824

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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226518817

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