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  1. The Victorian Reinvention of Race

    New Racisms and the Problem of Grouping in the Human Sciences

    By Edward Beasley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    In mid-Victorian England there were new racial categories based upon skin colour. The 'races' familiar to those in the modern west were invented and elaborated after the decline of faith in Biblical monogenesis in the early nineteenth century, and before the maturity of modern genetics in the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Mid-Victorian Imperialists

    British Gentlemen and the Empire of the Mind

    By Edward Beasley

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Throughout the nineteenth century the British Empire was the subject of much writing; floods of articles, books and government reports were produced about the areas under British control and the policy of imperialism. Mid-Victorian Imperialists investigates how the Victorians made sense of all the...

    Published June 21st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Empire as the Triumph of Theory

    Imperialism, Information and the Colonial Society of 1868

    By Edward Beasley

    Who were the first people to invent a world-historical mission for the British Empire? And what were the constituencies behind the development of the imperialistic thinking in mid-Victorian England? These questions are vital for understanding where the New Imperialism of the late nineteenth century...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

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