The British Empire : pomp, power and postcolonialism / Robert Johnson.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Johnson, Robert, 1967-
Format: eBook
Published: Penrith : Humanities-Ebooks, ©2007.
Series:History insights.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Copyright and Licence ; Title Page; A Note on the Author; Contents; I: A Journey over Palm and Pine: An Overview of Histories, Peoples and Developments; 1. Early Colonialism: Exploration, Exploitation and Chartered Companies; 2. The Company Raj (India) and the Loss of the American Colonies; 3. Slavery, Anti-Slavery, Liberalism and Imperialism; 4. Imperial Expansion in the Nineteenth Century; 5. War, Retreat and Transformation in the Twentieth Century; II: Problems in Interpretation: Historiography, Post-Colonialism and Sources.
  • 6. Historiography: approaches to the history of the British Empire7. Post-Colonialism: Explanation and Evaluation; 8. Sources: Eurocentrism, the 'silenced' sources, and the problem of 'representation'; III: Issues and Debates; 9. Controversies over the Motives for Empire; 10. The Colonies of Settlement: Colonisation, Identities and Narratives; 11. The Nature of Imperialism: How did the British Empire Function?; 12. Collaboration and Resistance; 13. Race, Class and Gender; IV: Selected Bibliography; Other Humanities Insights Titles.