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Politics and Empire in Victorian Britain A Reader by Antoinette Burton

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Textbooks,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • World - General,
  • History / World,
  • History : Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political Science / Foreign Legal Systems,
  • Political Science : Government - Comparative,
  • General,
  • 1837-1901,
  • 19th century,
  • Colonies,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sources

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9655109M
ISBN 100312293356
ISBN 109780312293352

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Politics and Empire in Victorian Britain | The first source book to track the role the British empire played in domestic politics, social attitudes and intellectual and cultural life at home, this volume is undergirded by a recognizable political chronology, emphasizing moments of major constitutional reform (, ) and imperial crisis (, , , , ). Explaining Britain and Her Empire: A Student's Guide to Victorian Britain (Explaining History Book 16) - Kindle edition by Nick Shepley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Explaining Britain and Her Empire: A Student's Guide to Victorian Britain (Explaining Author: Nick Shepley. When we say “Victorian Britain”, we’re referring, loosely, to the period that fell between Queen Victoria’s reign from This was an era of massive societal upheaval -- the effects of the Industrial Revolution, the growth of the British Empire, the rise of scientific theories, and the advent of secularism are just a few topics that mixed things up in Victorian Britain. Your next book, Roy MacLaren’s Commissions High: Canada in London, , looks at how World War II affected Canada’s ties with Britain.. This is another way of thinking about the Empire. I chose these five books because I wanted to bear out Ronald Hyam’s observation that it is an astonishingly complicated and varied phenomenon and there are different ways of coming at it.

Nov 10,  · But Victorian Britain also gave rise to the penetrating realism of George Eliot, celebrated the bold impressionism of JMW Turner, inspired the linear elegance of William Morris, and the. Politics of the Australian state of Victoria takes place in the context of a constitutional monarchy with a bicameral parliamentary system, and like other Australian states, Victoria is part of the federation known as the Commonwealth of Australia. In Politics and Empire in Victorian Britain: A Reader, editor, Antoinette Burton accomplishes a great service for scholars and students of the British Empire. Burton’s collection of . - The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britain: Masculinity, Political Culture and the Struggle for Women s Rights Ben Griffin Frontmatter More information The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting than the story of that emancipation itself. An amusing book.