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Author Kearns, Gerard

Title Geopolitics and empire : the legacy of Halford Mackinder / Gerry Kearns
Published Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 344 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford geographical and environmental studies
Oxford geographical and environmental studies
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; Introduction: A Return to Empire; 1. Geopolitics and Empire; 2. An Imperial Subject; 3. Making Space for Darwin; 4. Manly Endeavours; 5. Theorizing Imperialism; 6. Teaching Imperialism; 7. Practising Imperialism; 8. Conservative Geopolitics; 9. Progressive Geopolitics; Bibliography; References; Index
Summary Geopolitics and Empire examines the relations between two phenomena that are central to modern conceptions of international relations. Geopolitics is the understanding of the inter-relations between empires, states, individuals, private companies, NGOs and multilateral agencies as these are expressed and shaped spatially. This view of the world achieved notoriety as the scientific basis claimed by Nazi ideologists of global conquest. However, under this or another name, similar sets of ideas were important on both sides of the Cold War and now have a renewed resonance in debates over the New Wo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-335) and index
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Subject Mackinder, Halford John, 1861-1947.
Mackinder, Halford John, 1861-1947.
Geopolitics.
Imperialism.
geopolitics.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
Geopolitics.
Imperialism.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009923181
ISBN 9780191568862
0191568864
9780199230112
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9780191696411
0191696412
9786612346590
6612346590