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Peoples and Empires: A History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest from Ancient Greece to the Present (Modern Library Chronicles)

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Synopsis:

Written by a man deemed the world's foremost historian of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires — the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British — and their colonies, and the back and forth between "us" and "them, " culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It's the history of how conquerors justified conquest, and how colonists and the colonized changed each other beyond all recognition.

About the Author

Anthony Pagden was educated in Santiago de Chile, London, Barcelona, and Oxford. He has been a publisher in Paris and a translator in Rome. In the past eighteen years, he has been the reader in intellectual history at Cambridge, a fellow of Kings College, and a visiting professor at Harvard, and he is currently Harry C. Black Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. He is a regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement, The New Republic, and The New York Times.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679640967
Author:
Pagden, Anthony
Publisher:
Modern Library
Author:
Various
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Mediterranean region
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
World - Colonial Studies
Subject:
Germanic peoples
Subject:
Migration of nations.
Subject:
Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Modern library ed.
Edition Description:
MODERN LIBRARY
Series:
Modern Library Chronicles
Series Volume:
no. PR036
Publication Date:
20030428
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.56x4.96x.78 in. .61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Written by a man deemed the world's foremost historian of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires — the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British — and their colonies, and the back and forth between "us" and "them, " culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It's the history of how conquerors justified conquest, and how colonists and the colonized changed each other beyond all recognition.
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