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Mammon and the Pursuit of Empire: The Political Economy of British Imperialism, 1860 1912
Historians have so far made few attempts to assess directly the costs and benefits of Britain's investment in empire. This book presents answers to some of the key questions about the economics of imperialism: how large was the flow of finance to the empire? How great were the profits on empire investment? What were the social costs of maintaining the empire? Who received ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published February 28th 2007 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 30th 1987)
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