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Understanding the British Empire 1 edition

Understanding the British Empire
Ronald Hyam

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Understanding the British Empire
Ronald Hyam

Published 2010 by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Dynamics : geopolitics and economics. The primacy of geopolitics : the dynamics of British imperial policy, 1763-1963 ; The partition of Africa : geopolitical and internal perspectives ; The empire in a comparative global context, 1815-1914 ; The myth of "gentlemanly capitalism"
Ethics and religion. Peter Peckard, "universal benevolence", and the abolition of the slave trade ; The view from below : the African response to missionaries
Bureaucracy and policy-making. Bureaucracy and trusteeship in the colonial empire ; Africa and the Labour government, 1945-1951 ; John Bennett and the end of empire
Great men. Winston Churchill's first years in ministerial office, 1905-1911 ; Churchill and the colonial empire ; Smuts in context : Britain and South Africa
Sexuality. Empire and sexual opportunity ; Penis envy and "penile othering" in the colonies and America ; Concubinage and the Colonial Service : Silberrad and the Crewe Circular, 1909 ; Greek love in British India : Captain Searight's manuscript
Imperial historians. Imperial and Commonwealth history at Cambridge, 1881-1981 : founding fathers and pioneer research students ; The Oxford and Cambridge imperial history professoriate, 1919-1981 : Robinson and Gallagher and their predecessors.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
909.0971241
Library of Congress
DA16 .H943 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxi, 552 p. :
Number of pages
552

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24385311M
ISBN 10
0521115221, 0521132908
ISBN 13
9780521115223, 9780521132909
LC Control Number
2010281557
OCLC/WorldCat
489007460

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