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Semmel, Bernard

Overview
Works: 27 works in 216 publications in 2 languages and 8,880 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Naval history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BX8276, 287.142
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Most widely held works by Bernard Semmel
George Eliot and the politics of national inheritance by Bernard Semmel( )

17 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semmel uncovers Eliot's intent when she wrote of the obligations of inheritance both in the common meaning of the term, as in the transfer of goods and property from parents to children, and in the more metaphoric sense of the inheritance of both the benefits and burdens of the historical past, particularly those of the nation's culture and traditions
The Methodist revolution by Bernard Semmel( Book )

18 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Stuart Mill and the pursuit of virtue by Bernard Semmel( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 1984 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Methodism in England by Élie Halévy( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halevy's 1906 essays on the Puritan revival of 1739 and the role of the two Anglican clergyman Wesley and Whitfield in the reawakening
The rise of free trade imperialism; classical political economy, the empire of free trade and imperialism 1750-1850 by Bernard Semmel( Book )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Rise of Free Trade Imperialism' seeks to uncover some of the intellectual origins of the imperialism of the classic period, the sources from which later theories of imperialism were constructed, and the chapter of the ideology which underlay the dismantling of the old colonial system
Imperialism and social reform, English social-imperial thought 1895-1914 by Bernard Semmel( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasional papers of T.R. Malthus on Ireland, population, and political economy by T. R Malthus( Book )

19 editions published in 1963 in English and Italian and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberal ideal and the demons of empire : theories of imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin by Bernard Semmel( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Great Britain and other Western nations built empires - both formal and informal - writers on economic and social questions developed theories to explain why and how advanced industrial states exercised control over colonial regions. Different schools of thought emerged: some anticipated the growth of a cosmopolitan economic order, others believed in a brutal imperialism necessary for an expanding capitalism, still others saw evil precapitalist forces at work. 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. From Adam Smith to Lenin, the subject of colonialism - and then imperialism - remained controversial. Although classical economists offered visions of a prosperous world economy based on free trade, and liberal idealists argued that rational self-interest would eliminate aggressive mercantilism and wars of conquest, such "utopian" ideals proved elusive. Even defenders of capitalism noted contradictions between the harsh realities of the emerging industrial system and the optimistic economic theories that attempted to describe it. In the end the critics - including liberal sociologists, national economists, and Marxists - would win the day by defining imperialism in terms of historic demons: feudal aristocrats, medieval usurers, and evil empires. These ideas, Semmel concludes, became props of the liberal, socialist, and fascist ideologies of our time
Marxism and the science of war by Bernard Semmel( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Med forklaringer og kommentarer gengiver Semmel uddrag af skrifter af marxistiske teoretikere samt strateger m. fl. fra den kommunistiske verden, som giver et bredt spektrum af synspunkter om forbindelsen mellem marxismen og krigskunsten. - Med forord af red. Semmel
Jamaican blood and Victorian conscience : the Governor Eyre controversy by Bernard Semmel( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberalism and naval strategy : ideology, interest, and sea power during the Pax Britannica by Bernard Semmel( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperialism and social reform ; English social-imperial thought 1895-1914 by Bernard Semmel( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An expansion and considerable revision of the unpublished dissertation" submitted in 1955 to Columbia University. Bibliography: p. [255]-267
The Governor Eyre controversy by Bernard Semmel( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy versus empire: the Jamaica riots of 1865 and the Governor Eyre controversy by Bernard Semmel( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earlier ed. (London, Mac Gibbon and Kee) published under title: Jamaican blood and Victorian conscience.Includes index. Bibliography: p. [190]-195
The rise of free trade imperialism by Bernard Semmel( )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperialism in the West ; and, the rise of capitalism in nineteenth-century Italy by Marta Petrusewicz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperialism and social reform in Great Britain, 1900-1914 by Bernard Semmel( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and biographical material by W.E.T( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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John Stuart Mill and the pursuit of virtue
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John Stuart Mill and the pursuit of virtueThe rise of free trade imperialism; classical political economy, the empire of free trade and imperialism 1750-1850The liberal ideal and the demons of empire : theories of imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin
Alternative Names
Bernard Semmel American historian

Bernard Semmel Amerikaans historicus (1928-2008)

Bernard Semmel historiador estatunidenc

Semmel, Bernard 1928-

Languages
English (208)

Italian (1)