Imperialism Websites   

 

 

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Imperialism

A treasure trove of primary documents concerning imperialism.  The sourcebook was created by Fordham University.  

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook34.html

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Indian Imperialism

This link traces the history of imperialism in India.  

http://asms.k12.ar.us/classes/humanities/worldstud/97-98/imper/india/india.htm  

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Matthew White's Imperialism Maps

Maps include Europe in 1900, Africa in the early 20th century, Manchu dynasty, and the British and French Empires in 1914.

http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/1907powr.htm  

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Mount Holyoke College: Imperialism Charts

This site contains two charts: The Extent of Imperialism (1939) and Percentage of Territories Belonging to the European/US Colonial Powers (1900).

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pol116/colonies.htm 

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The Nationalism Project

This site contains articles about nationalism.  A very good resource for debating the term nationalism from numerous perspectives. 

http://www.nationalismproject.org/what.htm

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An On-Line History of the United States: The Age of Imperialism

This link contains articles about American imperialism.  Topics include Expansion into the Pacific, the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion, Panama Canal, and United States Intervention in Latin America.  Each topic includes primary documents and maps.  It is part of a larger website that was created by Small Planet Communications, a teacher resource for lesson plans.

http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html

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Theories of Imperialism

This site provides a brief summary of the different schools of thought for imperialism.  These theories include conservative, liberal, Marxist, political, and social-psychological.  

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pol116/imperial.htm 

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