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The Last Colonies

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The Last Colonies by Robert Aldrich
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This comprehensive and authoritative book is about the last colonies, those remaining territories formally dependent on metropolitan powers. It discusses the surprisingly large number of these territories, mainly small isolated islands with limited resources. Yet these places are not as obscure as might be expected. They may be major tourist destinations, military bases, satellite tracking stations, tax havens or desolate, underpopulated spots that can become international flashpoints, such as the Falklands. The authors find that at a time of escalating nationalism and globalisation, these remnants of empire provide insights into the meanings of political, economic, legal and cultural independence, as well as sovereignty and nationhood. This book provides a broad-based and provocative discussion of colonialism and interdependence in the modern world, from a unique and original perspective.
Release date NZ
July 13th, 1998
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
4 Tables, unspecified; 2 Maps
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
352
Dimensions
160x230x33
ISBN-13
9780521414616
Product ID
2362527

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