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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

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  • Utilitarianism and Empireby Bart Schultz; Georgios Varouxakis

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99

    The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...

  • The English: A Social History, 1066?1945 (Text Only)by Christopher Hibbert

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    (This ebook does not include illustrations.) This social history records the daily life of the English people from the time of the Norman Conquest to our own. more...

  • Just Your Average Muslimby Zia Chaudhry

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74

    Just Your Average Muslim is a call for mutual understanding based upon the personal life of one particular British Muslim. In a message of global relevance it urges Muslims to assume their responsibilities to the human race, and reassures non-Muslims that there is perhaps cause for quiet optimism. Written with humour, yet passionate about its message,... more...

  • From Scythia to Camelotby C. Scott Littleton; Linda A. Malcor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps. more...

  • British Civilizationby John Oakland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary is an invaluable reference guide to the British way of life.It explains the often puzzling and confusing terms and phrases used routinely in Britain and by British people. This easy-reference alphabetical guide sheds light on a comprehensive selection of words, phrases, organizations and institutions.... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Colonialismby Fiona Paisley; Kirsty Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Popular Cultureby Tony Bennett; Graham Martin; Bernard Waites

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    This book is an in-depth study of the importnace of the Empire-Commonwealth in the two decades after WWII for Britain's self-image as a great power. By studying a wide range of debates on general and specific imperial problems, the book highlights the "official mind" of decolonization - and of late imperialism. 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...

  • Empire-building and Empire-buildersby Edward Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 206.00

    The twelve studies of empire-building and empire-builders which make up this volume range widely across the dream world that was the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the Second World War. The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines. They illustrate the variety of techniques used... more...