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Imperialism and democracy

Unionist principles applied to mdoern problems

by Page, Arthur Sir

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Published by W. Blackwood and Sons in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home rule -- Ireland,
  • Working class -- Great Britain,
  • Women -- Suffrage,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Page ... with an introduction by the Right Hon. J. Austen Chamberlain, M.P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 3 l., [3]-295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14051416M
    OCLC/WorldCa15156036

      P.s. For those interested in the history of economics, this book is a rejection of (neo-)Marxist theory, for example Lenin’s Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism: “[ ], the attempt may be made to reduce imperialist phenomena to economic class interests of the age in is precisely what neo-Marxist theory does. In Democracy Matters, West returns to the analysis of the arrested development of democracy-both in America and in the crisis-ridden Middle East. In a strikingly original diagnosis, he argues that if America is to become a better steward of democratization around the world, we must first wake up to the long history of imperialist corruption. In , a book by the English economist J. A. Hobson, Imperialism, was published in London and New York. This author, whose point of view is that of bourgeois social reformism and pacifism which, in essence, is identical with the present point of view of the ex-Marxist, K. Kautsky, gives a very good and comprehensive description of the.


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Imperialism is a policy or ideology of extending a country's rule over foreign nations, often by military force or by gaining political and economic control of other areas.

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