Imperialism, Information and the Colonial Society of 1868
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...
To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge
British Gentlemen and the Empire of the Mind
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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge
New Racisms and the Problem of Grouping in the Human Sciences
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