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Book review: The economic history of colonialism by Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy

Patgiri, Ritwika (2021) Book review: The economic history of colonialism by Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (01 Aug 2021). Blog Entry.

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In The Economic History of Colonialism, Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy offer a new historical account of the relationship between economic development and colonialism, showing how diverse processes of colonisation impacted on patterns of economic growth. Seeking to understand the roots of growth as well as poverty and inequality in formerly colonised nations as well as the origins of the environmental challenges we are facing in the current century, this book offers a nuanced study of the economic history of colonialism and its lasting legacies, finds Ritwika Patgiri. The Economic History of Colonialism. Leigh Gardner and Tirthankar Roy. Policy Press. 2021.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2021 11:27
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2021 00:02
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112022

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