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The British Empire ­ Revision Notes
The Characterists of a superpower is an ability to invest in new technology to

help maintain power. In the 19th century the British Empire was the innovative
core of the rapidly expanding Industrial Revolution. The empire was maintained
by force and the threat of…

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imperial power and inevitably want that which they don't have. Similarly,
emerging powers begin gradually to obtain the technology and ideas that
originated in the imperial superpower. This can happen through change and
exchange, copying and even espionage. Emerging powers and colonial people
begin to threaten the stability of the…

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