Niall Ferguson: Empire (How Britain Made the Modern World) – Heaven’s Breed

From the Channel 4 television series by Niall Ferguson (one of this seminar’s “new imperialists”), which accompanies his book by the same title. This part deals with the history of India in the British empire, the reign of Queen Victoria, and the invention of new communications technologies that “annihilated distance”.

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About Maximilian C. Forte

I am a professor of anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. My areas of research and teaching interest are centered in Political Anthropology, with a focus on imperialism, neoliberalism and globalization, nationalism, democracy, and the international political economy of knowledge production.
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