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British Empire Themes and Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 1405125357

ISBN-13: 9781405125352

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sarah E. Stockwell, Andrew Dilley, Tony Ballantyne, Elizabeth Elbourne, Kent Fedorowich

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This volume adopts a distinctive thematic approach to the history of British imperialism from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. It brings together leading scholars of British imperial history: Tony Ballantyne, John Darwin, Andrew Dilley, Elizabeth Elbourne, Kent Fedorowich, Eliga Gould, Catherine Hall, Stephen Howe, Sarah Stockwell, Andrew Thompson, Stuart Ward, and Jon Wilson. Each contributor offers a personal assessment of the topic at hand, and examines key interpretive debates among historians Addresses many of the core issues that constitute a broad understanding of the British Empire, including the economics of the empire, the empire and religion, and imperial identities
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Book details

List price: $48.75
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
Preface
Abbreviations Used in Notes
Maps
Britain's Empires
Foundations of Empire, 1763-83
Empire and the British State
The British Empire on the Move, 1760-1914
The Economics of Empire
Religion in the British Empire
Empire and Ideology
Colonial Knowledge
Culture and Identity in Imperial Britain
Imperial Identities Abroad
Agency, Narrative, and Resistance
Ends of Empire
Consolidated Bibliography
Index