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Trouble with Empire Challenges to Modern British Imperialism

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ISBN-10: 0190858559

ISBN-13: 9780190858551

Edition: 2018

Authors: Antoinette Burton

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The Trouble with Empire contends that dissent and disruption were constant features of imperial experience and that they should, therefore, drive narratives of the modern British imperial past. Moving across the one hundred years between the first Anglo-Afghan war and Gandhi's salt marches, the book tracks commonalities between different forms of resistance in order to understand how regimes of imperial security worked in practice. This emphasis on protest and struggle is intended not only to reveal indigenous agency but to illuminate the limits of imperial power, official and unofficial, as well. "Pax Britannica"-the conviction that peace was the dominant feature of modern British…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.99" wide x 5.12" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English