imperialism

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a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

any instance of aggressive extension of authority

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He was the authentic hero of the age of imperialism in the English-speaking people.
Updates to this fifth edition include expanded coverage of early Indian and Southeast Asian civilizations, the addition of testimonial narratives of African Slaves, an a new chapter on Asia in the age of imperialism.
THE AGE OF IMPERIALISM IS ended," SumnerWelles, Franklin D.
Rulers, Guns, and Money: The Global Arms Trade in the Age of Imperialism.
In 1969, Magdoff wrote The Age of Imperialism, which contains this bracing line: "Imperialism is not a matter of choice for a capitalist society; it is the way of life of such a society.
Only a few years ago some theorists of globalization with roots in the left, such as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri in their book Empire (2000), were arguing that the age of imperialism was over, that the Vietnam War was the last imperialist war.
Heinz Gollwitzer, Europe in the Age of Imperialism, 1880-1914 (London: Thames and Hudson, 1969).
If Roosevelt's age of imperialism is dying, no one has told President George W.
This attitude also reflects that of the late nineteenth-century age of imperialism, during which the jingoists attempted to fulfill what they believed to be the divinely ordained "manifest destiny" of American expansion.
McNay contends that Acheson used his enormous influence over his department and the President to promote policies more suited to the Victorian age of imperialism than to mid-twentieth century anti-colonial rebellion.
The insatiable appetite of the industrial revolution for raw materials and markets fuelled Europe's onslaught on the rest of the world, known as the age of imperialism.
African Americans like members of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church responded in a variety of ways to the tumultuous events and issues in Asia during this age of imperialism.
Finally, the end of the age of imperialism in Africa and Asia after World War II did not necessarily lead to economic expansion, nor did it result in economic decline in the former imperialist Western states.
Charles Ambler, Kenyan Communities in the Age of Imperialism (New Haven, 1988); Justin Willis, Mombasa, the Swahili and the Making of the Mijikenda (Oxford, 1993).