The Lords of Human Kind (critique influence change)

When ecu explorers went out into the realm to open up alternate routes and identify colonies, they introduced again even more than silks and spices, cotton and tea. necessarily, they got here into touch with the peoples of different elements of the realm and shaped perspectives of them sometimes admiring, extra usually adverse or contemptuous.

Using a gorgeous array of resources - missionaries' memoirs, the letters of diplomats' better halves, explorers' diaries and the paintings of writers as varied as Voltaire, Thackeray, Oliver Goldsmith and, after all, Kipling - Victor Kiernan teases out the whole variety of ecu attitudes to different peoples. Erudite, ironic and worldwide in its scope, The Lords of Human Kind has been an incredible impression on a iteration of historians and cultural critics and is a landmark within the historical past of Eurocentrism.

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P. 216. ninety five. ibid. , p, 183. ninety six. ibid. , p. 274. ninety seven. Sir A. Wilson, S. W. Persia (1942), p. 287. ninety eight. ibid. , p. 197. ninety nine. ibid. , pp. 89–90. a hundred. ibid. , p. ninety five. one hundred and one. ibid. , p. fifty two. 102. W. M. Shuster, The Strangling of Persia (1912), pp. 175–6. 103. W. S. Blunt, My Diaries (1932 edn), e. g. pp. 618, 786. 104. L. C. Dunsterville, The Adventures of Dunsterforce (1920), p. thirteen· one zero five. ibid. , pp. 153–4. 106. ibid. , pp. eighty, no. 107. ibid. , p. fifty four. 108. See A. P. Thornton, The Imperial concept and its Enemies (1959), p. 184. 109. Eothen, bankruptcy 1. a hundred and ten. G. N. Curzon, op. cit.

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