The British Empire
Themes and Perspectives
Edited by Sarah E. Stockwell
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British Empire by Sarah E. Stockwell
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781405125345
(259mm x 186mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sarah E. Stockwell
Ambiguities of Empire, Paperback (October 2013)
This volume, written by distinguished historians and former students, is a tribute to Andrew Porter - the Rhodes Chair in Imperial History at the University of London. The essays explore 'ambiguities of empire' and of imperial and quasi-imperial relationships, reflecting important themes in Porter's own writing.
Wind of Change, Hardback (June 2013)
Harold Macmillan's 'Wind of Change' speech, delivered to the South African parliament in Cape Town at the end of a landmark six-week African tour, presaged the end of the British Empire in Africa. This book, the first to focus on Macmillan's 'Wind of Change', comprises a series of essays by leading historians in the field.
British Empire, Paperback (December 2007)
This volume adopts a distinctive thematic approach to the history of British imperialism from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, bringing together leading scholars representing an unusually wide range of historical approaches to the British Empire.
Business of Decolonization, Hardback (August 2000)» View all books by Sarah E. Stockwell
The Business of Decolonization provides a fresh perspective on the end of the British Empire in Africa. It examines the transfer of power in the Gold Coast (Ghana) from the viewpoint of British companies and businessmen, investigating their involvement in nationalist politics and their place in British imperial policy during decolonization.
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Author Biography - Sarah E. Stockwell
Sarah Stockwell is senior lecturer in Imperial and Commonwealth History at King's College London. Her previous publications include The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast (2000) and Imperial Policy and Colonial Practice 1925-1945 (1996).
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