Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism / Karuna Mantena.

Alibis of Empire presents a novel account of the origins, substance, and afterlife of late imperial ideology. Karuna Mantena challenges the idea that Victorian empire was primarily legitimated by liberal notions of progress and civilization. In fact, as the British Empire gained its farthest reach,...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Mantena, Karuna, 1974-
Format: eBook
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.