Imperialism - Research Article from Political Theories for Students

This encyclopedia article consists of approximately 55 pages of information about Imperialism.
This section contains 16,399 words
(approx. 55 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Imperialism Encyclopedia Article

Imperialism

Imperialism

Overview
History
Theory in Depth
Theory in Action
Analysis and Critical Response
Topics for Further Study
Bibliography
See Also

Overview

Imperialism is a term used to describe the domination of one state over a number of others. In the early twenty–first century imperialism is generally thought to be a bad idea. After World War II ended in 1945—and increasingly during the late twentieth century—most people came to view imperialist policies as both morally reprehensible and as economically unsound.

During the Cold War both superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, were officially opposed to imperialism and generally tried to prevent other countries from pursuing such policies. This was partly because their two ideologies, communism in the Soviet Union and democratic capitalism in the U.S., were opposed to imperialism. They also had national interests that conflicted with those of the major European...

(read more)

This section contains 16,399 words
(approx. 55 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Imperialism Encyclopedia Article
Copyrights
Political Theories for Students
Imperialism from Political Theories for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook