Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World (Paperback)Kwasi Kwarteng (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 31 mm
I learned something new on virtually every page of this fine book * Michael Burleigh *
Refreshing, original and well-researched ... "Britain knows best" arrogance is unmasked in chapter after chapter of this devastating book ... No one will understand the political situation in the world today who has not grasped the truths enshrined in Kwarteng's brilliant book -- A.N. Wilson * Evening Standard *
A successful and convincing biography of the empire's ruling elites and their modern day legacies * Economist *
Smart, witty and personable ... This is a book alive with wild and wonderful characters ... A cracking debut from a very accomplished historian * Daily Telegraph *
Highly thought-provoking ... original, stimulating and insightful * Times Literary Supplement *
It won't please jingoists, but this unsparing account of the British Empire, written by a Tory MP with Ghanaian roots, exposes the dangerous folly of imperial pretensions -- Sally Cousins * Sunday Telegraph *
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