British Empire

Interview – Gabriel Passetti

E-International Relations • Jan 11 2021 • Features

Gabriel Passetti highlights the historic role of the British Empire in Latin America and New Zealand, and inter-American relations from the 19th century to the present day.

Review – British World Policy and the Projection of Global Power, c.1830-1960

John W. Young • Nov 30 2020 • Features

This edited collection provides a diverse assessment of British power, both geographically and across time, serving as a fitting tribute to Keith Neilson’s memory.

Trade, Industrialisation, and British Colonial Rule in India

Roberto Bonfatti and Björn Brey • Aug 10 2020 • Articles

British industrial productivity led to a century-long process of deindustrialisation. India was outcompeted by the industrial revolution in Britain

Review – Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit

Nivi Manchanda • Jul 31 2020 • Features

Shilliam tells the story of colonial and postcolonial Britain and the book’s power lies in its ability to not only narrate a history but also to portend its future.

Review – Partitions

Carter Johnson • Feb 15 2020 • Features

Dubnov and Robinson explore the use of partitions by the British Empire, how they were manipulated transnationally to serve British interests, and their impacts today.

Balancing in Central Europe: Great Britain and Hungary in the 1920s

Tamás Magyarics • Mar 13 2019 • Articles

The most important issue in British-Hungarian relations was the economic and financial stabilisation of Hungary, which reflected British priorities within the region.

Review – The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Christian Scheinpflug • Nov 17 2015 • Features

A work of prime scholarship on the origins of the First World War, within which students and scholars of international relations will find plenty of substance.

Interview – Patrick Salmon

E-International Relations • Aug 9 2015 • Features

Patrick Salmon reflects on the value of history to policy-making, answers questions about the roles of state historians, and talks about what IR could learn from history.

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