samedi 19 mars 2016, par Dominique Taurisson-Mouret
« Available online or as a four-volume print set, The Encyclopedia of Empire provides exceptional in-depth, comparative coverage of empires throughout human history and across the globe.
Features over 400 peer-reviewed entries, including both short definitional entries as well as discursive, essay-style articles on major topics and themes
Coverage includes individual empires, people, events and ideas that shaped the imperial experience as well as comparative themes such as environment, slavery, law, and weaponry
Reflects the recent resurgence of interest in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field of study, with newer approaches included alongside traditional topics
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John MacKenzie is Professor Emeritus of Imperial History at Lancaster University. In addition he holds honorary professorships of St. Andrews, Aberdeen and Edinburgh Universities, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He has edited the Studies in Imperialism series of Manchester University Press for the past 30 years, a series now encompassing over 100 books. He has authored and edited many publications on the history of the British Empire and has travelled extensively throughout the former empires of Britain, Portugal and the Netherlands.