The Empire Strikes Back?: The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

The Empire Strikes Back?: The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

by Andrew S. Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582438292

ISBN-13: 9780582438293

Pub. Date: 07/19/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'The Empire Strikes Back' will inject the empire back into the domestic history of modern Britain. In the nineteenth century and for much of the twentieth century, Britain's empire was so large that it was truly the global superpower. Much of Africa, Asia and America had been subsumed. Britannia's tentacles had stretched both wide and deep. Culture, Religion, Health,…  See more details below

Overview

'The Empire Strikes Back' will inject the empire back into the domestic history of modern Britain. In the nineteenth century and for much of the twentieth century, Britain's empire was so large that it was truly the global superpower. Much of Africa, Asia and America had been subsumed. Britannia's tentacles had stretched both wide and deep. Culture, Religion, Health, Sexuality, Law and Order were all impacted in the dominated countries. 'The Empire Strikes Back' shows how the dependent states were subsumed and then hit back, affecting in turn England itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582438293
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/19/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Abbreviations

List of Tables and Figures

1. Elites

2. The Lower Middle Class and the Working Classes at Home

3. The Working Class at Work

4. The Working Class at Play

5. Women and Children

6. Domestic Politics

7. Metropolitan Economics

8. The Forging of British Identities

9. After-Effects

Afterword

Appendix

Bibliography

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