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Dr John Darwin

John Darwin

Beit Associate Professor of the History of the British Commonwealth

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Publications

  • Unfinished Empire: The Global Expansion of Britain (London, 2012)
  • ' Orphans of Empire', in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas , ed. by RA Bickers (2010) , 329-345
  • ' Empire and ethnicity' . Nations and Nationalism 16 (2010) , 383-401
  • The Empire Project: the Rise and Fall of the British World System 1830-1970 (Cambridge, 2009) , xiii + 800
  • 'Britain's Empires', in The British Empire: Themes and Perspectives (Oxford, 2008) , 1-20
  • After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire since 1405 (2007) , 575
  • 'Was there a Fourth British Empire?', in The British Empire in the 1950s. Retreat or Revival? (Basingstoke and New York, 2006) , 16-31
  • 'Gallagher's Empire', in Yet More Adventures with Britannia: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain (New York and London, 2005) , 235-250
  • 'the Imprint of the War', in The Impact of the South African War (Basingstoke, 2002)
  • 'Globalism and Imperialism: the Global Context of British Power 1830-1960', in Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism and Global History (Basingstoke, 2002) , 43-64
  • 'Diplomacy and decolonization', in International Diplomacy and Colonial Retreat (London, 2001) , 5-24
  • 'The Rhodes Trust in the Age of Empire', in The History of the Rhodes Trust 1902-1999 (Oxford, 2001) , 463-517
  • 'Civility and Empire', in Civil Histories: Essays in honour of Keith Thomas (Oxford, 2000) , 321-336
  • 'Afterword', in New Frontiers: imperialism's new communities in East Asia 1842-1953 (Manchester, 2000) , 250-260
  • 'Between Europe and Empire: Britain's changing role in world politics since 1945', in An Anglo-German Dialogue: The Munich lectures in the History of International Relations (Munich, 2000) , 203-216
  • 'Decolonization', in The Oxford history of the British Empire, Volume 5: Historiography (Oxford, 1999) , 541-557
  • 'An undeclared empire: The British in the Middle East 1918-1939', in The statecraft of British Imperialism: Essays in honour of Wm Roger Louis (1999) , 159-176
  • 'A Third British Empire? the Dominion Idea in Imperial Politics', in Oxford History of the British Empire Vol IV: the Twentieth Century (Oxford, 1999) , 64-87
  • 'Decolonization and the Asia Pacific' . KIAPS: Osaka University Bulletin of Asia-Pacific Studies (1998) , 39-60
  • 'Imperialism and the Victorians' . English Historical Review 112 (1997) , 614-42
  • 'Hong Kong in British Decolonisation', in Hong Kong's Transitions (Basingstoke, 1997) , 16-32
  • 'Africa in World Politics since 1945: theories of decolonization', in Explaining International Relations since 1945 (Oxford, 1996) , 199-218
  • 'The Central African Emergency, 1959', in Emergencies and Disorders in the European Empires after 1945 (London, 1994)
  • The Dominions and India since 1900: Select Documents in the Constitutional History of the British Empire and Commonwealth (Greenwood: Westport,. Conn., 1993)
  • The End of the British Empire: the Historical Debate (Oxford, 1991)
  • Britain and Decolonization (London, 1988)
  • 'Settlers and Expatriates', in Overseas Britons (Oxford)

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