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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

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  • Critical Perspectives on Colonialismby Fiona Paisley; Kirsty Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This collection brings much-needed focus to the vibrancy and vitality of minority and marginal writing about empire, and to their implications as expressions of embodied contact between imperial power and those negotiating its consequences from "below." The chapters explore how less powerful and less privileged actors in metropolitan and colonial... more...

  • Empire-building and Empire-buildersby Edward Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 206.00

    The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines, and illustrate the variety of techniques used by British empire-builders and the explanations they gave to account for their sometimes infamous more...

  • Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Stationby Alan Rushworth

    English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...

  • Popular Cultureby Tony Bennett; Graham Martin; Bernard Waites

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    This book surveys popular culture in Britain from the early nineteenth-century to the present. more...

  • British Government Policy and Decolonisation, 1945-63by Frank Heinlein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    This is a study of the views held by British policy-makers on the Empire-Commonwealth from 1945 to 1963. more...

  • Kinship and Continuityby Alison Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This study is a vivid, ethnographic account of the development of the Pakistani presence in Oxford from after World War II to the present day. more...

  • England and its Rulersby M. T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    This is an updated and expanded edition of a classic introduction to medieval England from the reign of William the Conqueror to Edward I. Includes a new chapter on family and gender roles, revisions throughout to enhance the narrative flow, and further reading sections containing the most up-to-date sources Offers engaging and clear discussion... more...

  • Empire And Afterby Graham MacPhee; Prem Poddar

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 24.95

    The growing debate over British national identity, and the place of "Englishness" within it, raises crucial questions about multiculturalism, postimperial culture and identity, and the past and future histories of globalization. However, discussions of Englishness have too often been limited by insular conceptions of national literature, culture,... more...

  • Kolonialismus denkenby Frederick Cooper; Reinhart Kößler; Rohland Schuknecht; Andreas Eckert

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 24.29

    In den Geschichts- und Sozialwissenschaften ist der Kolonialismus mit seinen unterschiedlichen Erscheinungsformen und Auswirkungen mittlerweile ein häufig und kontrovers diskutiertes Forschungsfeld. Mit Frederick Cooper bietet einer der weltweit renommiertesten Forscher zur Geschichte Afrikas eine umfassende theoretisch-methodische Auseinandersetzung... more...

  • The Eighteenth Centuryby P.J. Marshall

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. more...