The Empire and its Critics, 1899-1939
Classics of Imperialism
Edited by Peter Cain
Introduction by Peter Cain
Published July 9th 1998 by Routledge – 2,016 pages
Series: British Empire
The eight books reprinted in this set played an important role in defining attitudes and expectations about imperialism on the British Left in the twentieth century. They are vital in understanding the transition from the liberal anti-imperialism of the nineteenth century to the more overtly socialist critiques of the twentieth.