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The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain / Bernard Porter.

Author/Creator:
Porter, Bernard.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 475 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Imperialism -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- Public opinion -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Public opinion -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Empire and society
Participation
The prefects
The middle classes at school
Trade, liberty, and empire : the middle classes to 1880
Not in front of the servants
Culture and imperialism
Peril and propaganda, c. 1900
What about the workers?
Imperialists, other imperialists, and others
Empire on condition, 1914-1940
Repercussions
Recapitulation and conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [430]-460) and index.
ISBN:
0198208545 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
56334149
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