Hobson and imperialism : radicalism, new liberalism, and finance 1887-1938 / P.J. Cain.

This text evaluates J.A. Hobson's writings on imperialism, from his days as a journalist in London, to his death in 1940. It charts his progress from complacent imperialist in the 1880s to radical critic by 1898. His work, rich and diverse, continues to be relevant in the 21st century.

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Main Author: Cain, P. J., 1941-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Becoming a new Liberal, 1887-1898
  • Becoming an anti-Imperialist, 1887-1898
  • The economics of imperialism, 1899-1902
  • Imperialism: a study: parasitism and industry
  • Dilemmas of a new liberal: free trade, foreign investment, and imperialism, 1903-1914
  • Late variations on a famous theme, 1914-1938
  • Hobson lives? Finance, finance capitalism, and British imperialism, 1870-1914.