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  1. Imperial Britain

    The Empire in British Politics, c. 1880-1932

    By Andrew S. Thompson

    This new study considers the impact of the empire upon modern British political culture. The economic and cultural legacy of empire have received a great deal of attention, but historians have neglected the effects of empire upon the domestic British political scene. Dr Thompson explores...

    Published April 9th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600

    By Professor David Birmingham, David Birmingham

    Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600 provides an accessible and concise introduction to European expansion overseas during the early modern period. It explains why and how seafarers visited the Caribbean, South America and Africa, and looks at the history of the communities that lived around...

    Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge

  3. British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865–1919

    By Graham Goodlad

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britains role in International Affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the...

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  4. The Statecraft of British Imperialism

    Essays in Honour of Wm Roger Louis

    Edited by Robert D. King, Robin Kison

    These stimulating essays reassess the meaning of British imperialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They are written by leading authorities in the field and range in scope from the aftermath of the American revolution to the liquidation of the British empire, from the Caribean to the...

    Published September 28th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Imperialism, Race and Resistance

    Africa and Britain, 1919-1945

    By Barbara Bush

    Imperialism, Race and Resistance marks an important new development in the study of British and imperial interwar history.Focusing on Britain, West Africa and South Africa, Imperialism, Race and Resistance charts the growth of anti-colonial resistance and opposition to racism in the prelude to the...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  6. From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

    Edited by Sylvia R. Frey, Betty Wood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This collection examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa. The contributors discuss what slavery has to teach us about patterns of adjustment and change, black identity and the extent...

    Published May 30th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Decolonisation

    The British Experience since 1945

    By Nicholas White

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Concise and accessible, this guide provides an overview of the process of British decolonisation. Dr White syntheses recent historical debate by looking at the demise of British imperial power from three main perspectives: the shifting emphases of British imperial policy; the rise of populist,...

    Published April 15th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914

    Edited by Bill Forsythe, Joseph Melling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This comprehensive collection provides a fascinating summary of the debates on the growth of institutional care during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Revising and revisiting Foucault, it looks at the significance of ethnicity, race and gender as well as the impact of political and cultural...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East, 1916-1919

    By John Fisher

    John Fisher explores the acquisitive thinking which, from the autumn of 1914, drove the Mesopotamian Expedition, and examines the political issues, international and imperial, delegated to a War Cabinet committee under Lord Curzon. The motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a...

    Published March 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism

    The New Debate on Empire

    By Raymond E. Dumett

    The publication by Longman of P J Cain and A.G. Hopkins two-volume study of "British Imperialism" (1688-1914; 1914-1994) caused a sensation amongst historians of European imperialism and economic international history. The theory of `gentlemanly capitalism' - the complex of economic, social and...

    Published February 24th 1999 by Routledge