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How Europe’s history of interstate rivalry is linked to global imperialism – and why it still matters today

Vogler, Jan P. (2022) How Europe’s history of interstate rivalry is linked to global imperialism – and why it still matters today. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (27 Jul 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

What were the origins of European imperialism? Drawing on a new study, Jan P. Vogler explains that centuries of European interstate rivalries were an essential contributor to historical imperial expansion by the continent’s major powers. He outlines three mechanisms that link interstate competition to colonial expansion and illustrates them through two historical cases.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2022 14:54
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 14:54
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/115811

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