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Liberalism, imperialism and the historical imagination : nineteenth century visions of Great Britain / by Theodore Koditschek.

Author/Creator:
Koditschek, Theodore.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 351 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Liberalism -- Great Britain -- Historiography.
Imperialism -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Historiography.
Contents:
Introduction
Imagining Great Britain: Union, Empire, and the burden of history, 1800-1830
Imagining a British India: history and reconstruction of Empire
Imagining a Greater Britain: the Macaulays and the liberal romance of Empire
Re-imagining a Greater Britain: J.A. Froude: counter-romance and controversy
Greater Britain and the "lesser breeds": liberalism, race, and evolutionary history
Indian liberals and Great Britain: the search for union through history
Epilogue: From liberal imperialism to conservative unionism: losing the thread of progress in history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780521767910 (hbk)
0521767911 (hbk)
OCLC:
725640045
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