Empire and modern political thought/ ed by Sankar Muthu.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: vi, 407 pISBN: 9781107460034Subject(s): Imperialism-Philosophy-HistoryDDC classification: 325.320 1 Online resources: Click here to access online
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|325.3 Q6 Postcolonial thought and social theory /||325.3 Q8 Coloniality, ontology, and the question of the posthuman /||325.309 54 Q2 Decolonization in South Asia:||325.320 1 Q4 Empire and modern political thought/||325.320 722 Q3 Writing imperial histories /||325.320 941 Q5 The trouble with empire:||325.32 Q5 Imperialism past and present /|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Machiavelli's three desires: Florentine republicans on liberty, empire, and justice Mikael Hörnqvist; 2. Conquest and the just war: the 'School of Salamanca' and the 'affair of the Indies' Anthony Pagden; 3. Alliances with infidels in the European imperial expansion Richard Tuck; 4. John Locke: theorist of empire? David Armitage; 5. Montesquieu on empire and enlightenment Michael Mosher; 6. Edmund Burke on empire, self-understanding and sympathy Uday S. Mehta; 7. Adam Smith in the British empire Emma Rothschild; 8. Conquest, commerce, and cosmopolitanism in Enlightenment political thought Sankar Muthu; 9. Liberalism, nation, and empire: the case of J. S. Mill Pratap Bhanu Mehta; 10. Republicanism, liberalism, and empire in post-revolutionary France Jennifer Pitts; 11. Colonies and empire in the political thought of Hegel and Marx Gabriel Paquette; 12. Social theory in the age of empire Karuna Mantena; 13. Political theory of empire and imperialism: an appendix Jennifer Pitts.
"This collection of original essays by leading historians of political thought examines modern European thinkers' writings about conquest, colonization, and empire"--