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  • Dividing the Spoils

    Dividing the Spoils

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526139207

    At a time of heightened international interest in the colonial dimensions of museum collections, Dividing the Spoils provides new perspectives on the motivations and circumstances whereby collections were appropriated and acquired during colonial mi…

  • Philip

    Philip
    av Gyles Brandreth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444769579

    ______________________________________________________________________________________ **THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER** 'As a sparkling celebration of Prince Philip, the book will be hard to beat' - THE TELEGRAPH 'Brandreth explores a tempera…

  • Blood and Sand

    Blood and Sand
    av Alex Von Tunzelmann

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847394606

    The thrilling account of sixteen extraordinary days in October and November 1956, when the twin crises of Suez and Hungary pushed the world to the brink of a nuclear conflict.

  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: The British Empire c1857-1967

    Oxford AQA History for A Level: The British Empire c1857-1967
    av Professor Anthony Webster

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198354635

    Please note this title is suitable for any student studying:Exam Board: AQALevel/Subject: AS and A Level HistoryFirst teaching: 2015First exams: June 2017Retaining well-loved features from the previous editions, The British Empire c1857-1967 has bee…

  • The Ecclesiastical History of the English People

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People
    av Bede

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199537235

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. As well as providing the authoritative Colgrave translation of the Ecclesiastical History, this edition includes a new translation of the Greater Chronicle, in whi…

  • Decline And Fall Of The British Empire

    Decline And Fall Of The British Empire
    av Piers Brendon

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712668460

    No empire has been larger or more diverse than the British Empire. Within a generation this mighty structure collapsed, often amid bloodshed, leaving behind a scatter of sea-girt dependencies and a ghost of an empire, the Commonwealth, overshadowed…

  • Imperial Leather

    Imperial Leather
    av Anne McClintock

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415908900

    Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book…

  • The Empire's New Clothes

    The Empire's New Clothes
    av Philip Murphy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849049467

    In the wake of Brexit, the Commonwealth has been identified as an important body for future British trade and diplomacy, but few know what it actually does. How is it organised and what has held it together for so long? How important is the Queen's…

  • Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

    Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America
    av Duncan Bell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194011

    How transatlantic thinkers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries promoted the unification of Britain and the United States Between the late nineteenth century and the First World War an ocean-spanning network of prominent individuals…

  • Unfinished Empire

    Unfinished Empire
    av John Darwin

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846140891

    A both controversial and comprehensive historical analysis of how the British Empire worked, from Wolfson Prize-winning author and historian John Darwin The British Empire shaped the world in countless ways: repopulating continents, carving out nati…

  • Captives

    Captives
    av Linda Colley

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712665285

    Linda Colley uses these tales of ordinary individuals trapped in extraordinary encounters to re-evaluate the character and diversity of the British Empire. She shows how British attitudes to Islam, slavery, race, and American Revolutionaries look di…

  • The Irish Buddhist

    The Irish Buddhist
    av Alicia Turner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190073084

    The Irish Buddhist is the biography of an extraordinary Irish emigrant, sailor, and migrant worker who became a Buddhist monk and anti-colonial activist in early twentieth-century Asia. Born in Dublin in the 1850s, U Dhammaloka energetically challen…

  • Running the Show

    Running the Show
    av Stephanie Williams

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141041216

    Stephanie Williams's Running the Show is a brilliant look at the men and women of Empire. 'May God forgive us for our sorry deeds and for our glorious intentions' Who were the men governing the Empire in the nineteenth century? How were they chosen…

  • Britain's Gulag

    Britain's Gulag
    av Caroline Elkins

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847922946

    Only a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom.

  • Military Medicine and the Making of Race

    Military Medicine and the Making of Race
    av Tim Lockley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108495622

    This book demonstrates how Britain's black soldiers helped shape attitudes towards race throughout the nineteenth century. The West India Regiments were part of the British military establishment for 132 years, generating vast records with details a…

  • Fishing Fleet

    Fishing Fleet
    av Anne De Courcy

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753828960

    The adventurous young women who sailed to India during the Raj in search of husbands. Perfect for fans of SINGLED OUT - a great book club option.

  • Empireland

    Empireland

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241445310

  • The Great Imperial Hangover

    The Great Imperial Hangover
    av Samir Puri

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786498335

    'An exceptional account.' Prospect 'Enlightening.' Spectator For the first time in millennia we live without formal empires. But that doesn't mean we don't feel their presence rumbling through history. The Great Imperial Hangover examines how the w…

  • Time's Monster

    Time's Monster
    av Priya Satia

    Storpocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141993928

    For generations, British thinkers told the history of an empire whose story was still very much in the making. While they wrote of conquest, imperial rule in India, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean was consolidated. While they described th…

  • Zulu

    Zulu
    av W B Bartlett

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752455433

    The Zulu War grabs attention in a way that no other of Queen Victoria's "Little Wars" does. It is a story rich in the extremes of human experience: gallantry, cowardice, savagery, hubris, and sheer, stark terror amongst others. The way the campaign…

  • God Is Not a White Man

    God Is Not a White Man
    av Chine McDonald

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529349078

    What does it mean when God is presented as male? What does it mean when - from our internal assumptions to our shared cultural imaginings - God is presented as white? These are the urgent questions Chine McDonald asks in a searing look at her expe…

  • Rage for Order

    Rage for Order
    av Lauren Benton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986855

    International law burst on the scene as a new field in the late nineteenth century. Where did it come from? Rage for Order finds the origins of international law in empires-especially in the British Empire's sprawling efforts to refashion the imperi…

  • At the Edge of Empire

    At the Edge of Empire
    av Eric Hinderaker

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801871375

    During the course of the seventeenth century, Europeans and Native Americans came together on the western edge of England's North American empire for a variety of purposes, from trading goods and information to making alliances and war. This blurred…

  • The Testimonies of Indian Soldiers and the Two World Wars

    The Testimonies of Indian Soldiers and the Two World Wars
    av Dr Gajendra Singh

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936277

    In the two World Wars, hundreds of thousands of Indian sepoys were mobilized, recruited and shipped overseas to fight for the British Crown. The Indian Army was the chief Imperial reserve for an empire under threat. But how did those sepoys understa…

  • The Testimonies of Indian Soldiers and the Two World Wars

    The Testimonies of Indian Soldiers and the Two World Wars
    av Dr Gajendra Singh

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474247870

    In the two World Wars, hundreds of thousands of Indian sepoys were mobilized, recruited and shipped overseas to fight for the British Crown. The Indian Army was the chief Imperial reserve for an empire under threat. But how did those sepoys understa…

  • Extreme Violence and the 'British Way'

    Extreme Violence and the 'British Way'
    av Michelle Gordon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350156883

    Analysing three cases of British colonial violence that occurred in the latter half of the 19th century, this book argues that all three share commonalities, including the role of racial prejudices in justifying the perpetration of extreme colonial…

  • Thomas Clarkson

    Thomas Clarkson
    av Emily J. Maurits

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781527106772

    Thomas Clarkson was the son of a clergyman who lived in a time when it was legal to buy and sell slaves. He believed this was wrong, and campaigned to make sure this changed. He was instrumental in making sure that no human being could be bought or…

  • Forgotten Wars

    Forgotten Wars
    av Christopher Bayly

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141017389

    This extraordinary book is a vivid, highly original account of the creation of a new Asia after the Second World War - an unstoppable wave of nationalism that swept the British Empire aside. It tells the definitive story of how India, Pakistan, Burm…

  • Eco-Cultural Networks and the British Empire

    Eco-Cultural Networks and the British Empire

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441109835

    19th-century British imperial expansion dramatically shaped today's globalised world. Imperialism encouraged mass migrations of people, shifting flora, fauna and commodities around the world and led to a series of radical environmental changes never…

  • Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana

    Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana
    av Ian F. W. Beckett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198794127

    The battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, the first major encounter in the Anglo-Zulu War, witnessed the worst single day's loss of British troops between the battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the opening campaigns of the First World War in August 1…

  • British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915

    British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915
    av Andrekos Varnava

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719086403

    This book explores the tensions underlying British imperialism in Cyprus. Much has been written about the British empire's construction outside Europe, yet there is little on the same themes in Britain's tiny empire in 'Europe'. This study follows C…

  • Against the Empire

    Against the Empire

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367409982

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in the northeast frontier of India (then the Assam-Burma frontier). It sheds light on how the three-year war (1917-1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is…

  • Arminius Vambery and the British Empire

    Arminius Vambery and the British Empire
    av David Mandler

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498538244

    This book frames the fascinating life and influential works of the Hungarian Orientalist, Arminius Vambery (1832-1913), within the context of nineteenth century identity politics and contemporary criticisms of Orientalism. Based on extensive researc…

  • Making the British Empire, 1660-1800

    Making the British Empire, 1660-1800

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719088568

    This collection offers a timely reappraisal of the origins and nature of the first British empire, in response to the 'cultural turn' in historical scholarship and the 'new imperial history'. It addresses topics that have been neglected in recent li…

  • Imperial Defence

    Imperial Defence

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415759045

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperia…

  • Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War

    Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War
    av Gerald French

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473835108

    The Anglo-Zulu war of 1879 was perhaps subjected to much controversy as a result of the epic Zulu victory at the battle of Isandlwana. Lord Chelmsford, the General Officer commanding the invasion force during the war, sustained severe criticism from…

  • With Respect, Minister

    With Respect, Minister
    av Brian Unwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538736

    How have the workings of the British civil service changed over the past forty years? In this new memoir, Sir Brian Unwin discloses his veritable wealth of experience behind the scenes of British government. His reflections chart a course from his e…

  • Classics and Colonialism

    Classics and Colonialism

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715633113

    This collection of well-focussed essays is the first to examine explicitly the role played by the literature and culture of classical antiquity in the various discourses that established, maintained or undermined the British empire. Drawing on recep…

  • Ending British Rule in Africa

    Ending British Rule in Africa
    av Carol Polsgrove

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719089015

    On the eve of World War II, a small, impoverished group of Africans and West Indians in London dared to imagine the unimaginable: the end of British rule in Africa. In books, pamphlets, and periodicals, they launched an anti-colonial campaign that u…

  • Imperial Nostalgia

    Imperial Nostalgia
    av Peter Mitchell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526146205

    A strong emotional attachment to the memory of empire runs deep in British culture. In recent years, that memory has become a battleground in a long-drawn ideological war, inflecting debates on race, class, gender, culture, the UK's future and its p…

  • Imperial Nostalgia

    Imperial Nostalgia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526161314

    A strong emotional attachment to the memory of empire runs deep in British culture. In recent years, that memory has become a battleground in a long-drawn ideological war, inflecting debates on race, class, gender, culture, the UK's future and its p…

  • Engines for Empire

    Engines for Empire
    av Edward Spiers

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719086151

    Engines for empire examines the use of the railway by the British army from the 1830s to 1914, a period of domestic political strife and unprecedented imperial expansion. The book uses a wide array of sources and images to demonstrate how the Victor…

  • Strangers in the Land

    Strangers in the Land
    av Roderick Cavaliero

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860647970

    The British in India, first as adventurers, then as traders and finally as rulers through the India Office in London and the Viceroy's Government in India, oversaw all aspects of Indian life - district administrations, law, police, army, trade, educ…

  • The Origins of the British Empire in Asia, 1600-1750

    The Origins of the British Empire in Asia, 1600-1750
    av David Veevers

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108483957

    This is an important, revisionist account of the origins of the British Empire in Asia in the early modern period. David Veevers uncovers a hidden world of transcultural interactions between servants of the English East India Company and the Asian c…

  • The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

    The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199246786

    Volume III of The Oxford History of the British Empire covers the long nineteenth century, from the achievement of American independence in the 1780s to the eve of world war in 1914. This was the period of Britain's greatest expansion as both empire…

  • Imperialism: A Study

    Imperialism: A Study
    av J. A. Hobson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851247885

    In his Preface to the 1902 first edition of Imperialism: A Study, imperial critic J.A. Hobson demonstrates his prophetic talents by noting, just as the Victorian age was ending and World War I was brewing, that "Imperialism has been adopted as a mor…

  • Outposts

    Outposts
    av Simon Winchester

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141011899

    The reissue of a Simon Winchester classic In 1985 Simon Winchester, struck by a sudden need to discover exactly what was left of the British Empire travelled 100,000 miles back and forth from Antarctica to the Caribbean to visit the far-flung island…

  • Empires of Light

    Empires of Light
    av Niharika Dinkar

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526139634

    Light was central to the visual politics and imaginative geographies of empire, even beyond its role as a symbol of knowledge and progress in post-Enlightenment narratives. This book describes how imperial mappings of geographical space in terms of…

  • The Bonds of Family

    The Bonds of Family
    av Katie Donington

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526157515

    Moving between Britain and Jamaica The bonds of family reconstructs the world of commerce, consumption and cultivation sustained through an extended engagement with the business of slavery. Transatlantic slavery was both shaping of and shaped by the…

  • Knowledge, Mediation and Empire

    Knowledge, Mediation and Empire
    av Florence D'Souza

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526148070

    This study of the British colonial administrator James Tod (1782-1835), who spent five years in north-western India (1818-22) collecting every conceivable type of material of historical or cultural interest on the Rajputs and the Gujaratis, gives sp…

  • Exhibiting the Empire

    Exhibiting the Empire

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526118356

    Exhibiting the empire considers how a whole range of cultural products - from paintings, prints, photographs, panoramas and 'popular' texts to ephemera, newspapers and the press, theatre and music, exhibitions, institutions and architecture - were u…

  • Empire

    Empire
    av Jon Tonks

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907893490

    The British Overseas Territories of Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha, the Falkland Islands and St. Helena are all intertwined through their shared history. Tonks has photographed the people, the landscapes and the traces of the past embedded withi…