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.

Part I: The Springs of Patriotism and Militarism, Part II: The Militarist Regimen, Part III: The Theory and Practice of Imperialism, Addenda, Index