Imperialism: Expanding Empires
Imperialism brought the world together and tore it apart. This title explains how the Industrial Revolution made an impact on Imperialism and how the Imperial powers warred with each other and the countries they conquered. Using vivid images, fascinating facts, and easy to read text, readers will learn about some of the most important people and occurrences that helped shape the Age of Imperialism, including The Boxer Rebellion, The Boer Wars, Imperialism in China, and the Japanese Empire. A glossary and index are provided for assistance in better understanding the content.
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