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What are empires? / edited and designed by Open University.

Contributor(s): Open University [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Milton Keynes : Open University, 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780749217105.Subject(s): Colonies | Colonization -- History | Imperialism | | Generalities Business, Political Scienc July2018DDC classification: 325.32
Contents:
Block 1 What are empires? -- Introduction to Block 1 / Paul Lawrence -- Unit 1 Mapping empires in history / Robin Mackie -- Unit 2 Tools and terms for studying empires / Karl Hack -- Unit 3 Empires of the mind / Paul Lawrence -- Block 2 How do empires begin? -- Introduction to Block 2 / Chris A. Williams -- Unit 4 The beginning of Atlantic empires : Spain in The New World / Bernard Waites -- Unit 5 Pirates, pilgrims, plantations and pigs : the beginnings of the British Arlantic empire 1497-1660 / Chris A. Williams -- Unit 6 Empires of trade? The Portuguese and the Dutch in East Asia 1580-1670 / Ole Peter Grell -- Unit 7 The expansion of Russia 1500-1725 / Colin Chant.
Block. 1. What are empires? -- Block. 2. How do empires begin?.
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Blocks 1 and 2 for Open University course A326 Empire : 1492-1975

Block 1 What are empires? -- Introduction to Block 1 / Paul Lawrence -- Unit 1 Mapping empires in history / Robin Mackie -- Unit 2 Tools and terms for studying empires / Karl Hack -- Unit 3 Empires of the mind / Paul Lawrence -- Block 2 How do empires begin? -- Introduction to Block 2 / Chris A. Williams -- Unit 4 The beginning of Atlantic empires : Spain in The New World / Bernard Waites -- Unit 5 Pirates, pilgrims, plantations and pigs : the beginnings of the British Arlantic empire 1497-1660 / Chris A. Williams -- Unit 6 Empires of trade? The Portuguese and the Dutch in East Asia 1580-1670 / Ole Peter Grell -- Unit 7 The expansion of Russia 1500-1725 / Colin Chant.

Block. 1. What are empires? -- Block. 2. How do empires begin?.

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