Britain's Imperial Muse: The Classics, Imperialism, and the Indian Empire, 1784-1914 by C. Hagerman, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Britain's Imperial Muse: The Classics, Imperialism, and the Indian Empire, 1784-1914

Britain's Imperial Muse: The Classics, Imperialism, and the Indian Empire, 1784-1914

by C. Hagerman
     
 
Britain's Imperial Muse explores the classics' contribution to British imperialism and to the experience of empire in India through the long 19th century. It reveals the classics role as a foundational source for positive conceptions of empire and a rhetorical arsenal used by commentators to justify conquest and domination, especially of India.

Overview

Britain's Imperial Muse explores the classics' contribution to British imperialism and to the experience of empire in India through the long 19th century. It reveals the classics role as a foundational source for positive conceptions of empire and a rhetorical arsenal used by commentators to justify conquest and domination, especially of India.

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ISBN-13:
9780230278615
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Series:
Britain and the World Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

C.A. Hagerman is Associate Professor of European History at Albion College, Michigan, USA. He earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of Toronto after completing a MA in Classical Archaeology from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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