Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. - Australia

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781743215388

ISBN-10 174321538X


Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)

Travel & holiday guides

About The Book : The Ghosts Of The British Empire Continue To Haunt Today'Sinternational Scene And Many Of The Problems Faced By The Empirehave Still Not Been Resolved. In Iraq, Kashmir, Burma, Sudan,Nigeria And Hong Kong, New Difficulties, Resulting From Britishimperialism, Have Arisen And Continue To Baffle Politicians Anddiplomats. This Powerful New Book Addresses The Realities Of Thebritish Empire From Its Inception To Its Demise, Skeweringfantasies Of Its Glory And Cataloguing Both The Inadequacies Of Itsideals And The Short-Termism Of Its Actions. About The Author : Kwasi Kwarteng Was Born In London To Ghanaian Parents. Hehas A Phd In History From Cambridge University And Was Recentlyelected As The Member Of Parliament For Spelthorne In Surrey.Ghosts Of Empire Is His First Book.