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TitleEmpire and modern political thought
Author edited by Sankar Muthu
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2012
Descript vi, 407 p. ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

"This collection of original essays by leading historians of political thought examines modern European thinkers' writings about conquest, colonization, and empire"-- Provided by publisher


CONTENT

Machiavelli's three desires: florentine republicans on liberty, and justice -- Conquest and the just war: the "school of Salamanca" and the "affair of the Indies" -- Alliances with infidels in the European imperial expansion -- John Locke: theorist of empire? -- Montesquieu on empire and enlightenment -- Edmund Burke on empire, self-understanding, and sympathy -- Adam Smith in the British empire -- Conquest, commerce, and cosmopolitanism in enlightenment political thought -- Liberalism, nation, and empire: the case of J. S. Mill -- Republicanism, liberalism, and empire in postrevolutionary France -- Colonies and empire in the political thought of Hegel and Marx -- Social theory in the age of empire -- Political thoery of empire and imperialism: an appendix


Imperialism -- Philosophy -- History

LOCATIONCALL#STATUS
Central Library (5th Floor)325.3201 E55CHECK SHELVES
Arts LibraryJC359 E55 2012CHECK SHELVES

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