Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire: Theories of Imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin

By Bernard Semmel (NHC Fellow, 1986–87)

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993

From the publisher’s description:

In The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire, noted historian Bernard Semmel traces the evolution of the ideas about imperialism and discusses four major schools of thought: the classical economists, the social theorists, the national economists, and the Marxists.

Subjects
History / Economics / Imperialism / Colonialism / Trade / Marxism / Liberalism / Capitalism / Social Theory /

Semmel, Bernard (NHC Fellow, 1986–87). The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire: Theories of Imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.