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Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and… (edition 2011)

by Wayne E. Lee (Editor)

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The early modern period (c. 1500-1800) of world history is characterized by the establishment and aggressive expansion of European empires, and warfare between imperial powers and indigenous peoples was a central component of the quest for global dominance. From the Portuguese in Africa to the Russians and Ottomans in Central Asia, empire builders could not avoid military interactions with native populations, and many discovered that imperial expansion was impossible without the cooperation, and, in some cases, alliances with the natives they encountered in the new worlds they sought to rule.… (more)
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Title:Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World (Warfare and Culture)
Authors:Wayne E. Lee (Editor)
Info:NYU Press (2011), 305 pages
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Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World (Warfare and Culture) by Wayne E. Lee

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The early modern period (c. 1500-1800) of world history is characterized by the establishment and aggressive expansion of European empires, and warfare between imperial powers and indigenous peoples was a central component of the quest for global dominance. From the Portuguese in Africa to the Russians and Ottomans in Central Asia, empire builders could not avoid military interactions with native populations, and many discovered that imperial expansion was impossible without the cooperation, and, in some cases, alliances with the natives they encountered in the new worlds they sought to rule.

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