2 edition of ideas and ideals of the British Empire found in the catalog.
ideas and ideals of the British Empire
|Statement||by Sir Ernest Barker.|
|Series||Current problems -- 7|
|LC Classifications||DA18 B3 1951|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 171 p.|
|Number of Pages||171|
The British Empire Edited by Jane Samson Oxford Readers. Global comparative history showing the full extent of British expansion, enabling the study of regional empire to be seen in its wider context; Unique collection of primary and secondary sources, with unparalleled breadth of geographical and chronological coverage. Using primary and secondary documentary sources, this reader negotiates the many trends and concerns in recent debates to provide a broad-based, comparative history of the British Empire. Selected readings are presented within a chronological framework, from the origins of empire to decolonization and beyond.
Nonetheless, the Great Awakening touched the lives of thousands on both sides of the Atlantic and provided a shared experience in the eighteenth-century British Empire. THE ENLIGHTENMENT The Enlightenment, or the Age of Reason, was an intellectual and cultural movement in the eighteenth century that emphasized reason over superstition and. Prof Ferguson is author of Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World, the book whose tie-in TV series controversially concentrated on the liberalising latter days of the British : Fiachra Gibbons.
During the last half‐century of the British Empire, few historians outside the political Left expressed concern about how British rule would be judged by future generations. To most scholars, at least through World War II, the empire appeared to be building a solid legacy of progressive political and economic institutions, which were gradually rooting both the “rule of Cited by: 7. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
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Duncan Bell has given us a fresh and invigorating look at the political debate in the late 19th-century British Empire, but he has also given us plenty of food for thought about our own times. Perhaps the most intriguing thing about this book is the way that it strikes contemporary notes, without ever being a-historical in its content or approach."Cited by: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
National Emergency The ideas and ideals of the British Empire by Barker, Ernest, Sir, Publication date Topics Imperial federation Publisher Cambridge University Press.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barker, Ernest, Sir, Ideas and ideals of the British empire. Cambridge [Eng.] The University Press, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barker, Ernest, Sir, Ideas and ideals of the British empire.
New York, Greenwood Press . Get this from a library. The ideas and ideals of the British empire. [Ernest Barker, Sir]. The ideas and ideals of the British empire. [Ernest Barker, Sir] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for "This book has sprung from a course of extension lectures delivered in the town of Cambridge during the last months of last year."--Introduction.
Description. Book Description. David Armitage presents the first comprehensive history of British conceptions of empire for half a century, tracing the emergence of British imperial identity from the mid-sixteenth to the mid-eighteenth by: At the end of the Seven Years War Britain acquired territory from its defeated enemies.
Colonies settled by the French in Canada and in the West Indies, notably the island of Grenada, came under British rule, as did huge tracts of the North American interior, almost exclusively inhabited by Native Americans. At the same time the East India Company became the ruler of densely.
Books can stand as short-hand symbols for larger galaxies of ideas. A new collection of essays Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire explores the role of books in founding and dismantling The Author: Isabel Hofmeyr. "Ten Books That Shaped the British Empire is a collection of engaging essays by an impressive group of contributors.
The volume coheres around the political mobilization of print cultures by the British Empire's various constituent communities, and that coherence is reinforced by each essay's concentration on a single book. Abstract.
The essence of what happened to the idea of Britain in the eighteenth century is that it mutated from an essentially sectarian idea into one founded on ideas of empire and racial superiority. 1 Part of this process was the secession of the inhabitants of the pre anglophone colonies on the mainland of North America during the last quarter of the Author: Alexander Murdoch.
Steel and Gardiner’s book underwent at least ten editions between and and became the bible of existence for many young English women in India. And elsewhere in the British Empire.
A common theme in these books concerned servants, and more specifically cooks, usually older Muslim men. Since Novemberthe DfE and Ofsted are asking schools to demonstrate that they are promoting British Values, specifically the values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and recommend some key books for your classrooms that help to promote these values.
Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. The largest, richest, and most powerful empire in world history was the British Empire. Over a span of some three centuries Great Britain brought lands on every continent and islands in every ocean under its rule.
At its height the colonies and other territories of the empire encompassed nearly one-quarter. David Armitage presents the first comprehensive history of British conceptions of empire for half a century, tracing the emergence of British imperial identity from the mid-sixteenth to the mid-eighteenth centuries.
This book sheds new light on major British political thinkers, from Sir Thomas Smith to David Hume, 5/5(2). Book Description. Drawing on a lifetime's research and reflection on the history of the British Empire by one of the senior figures in the field, this wide-ranging volume covers key themes essential to understanding the complexities of the British Empire, including religion and ethics, sexuality, geopolitical and economic dynamics Cited by: About the Author.
David Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University, where he teaches intellectual history and international history, and former Chair of Harvard's History Department. His many publications include The Ideological Origins of the British Empire () and The Declaration of Independence: A Global History ()/5(11).
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries.
At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a. Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India is a book by Shashi Tharoor, an Indian politician and diplomat. The book depicts the atrocities and wrongdoings that were committed in the Indian sub-continent during the British Raj.
It was published in India under the title An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in : Shashi Tharoor. For Biggar, it introduced “order” to the non-Western world. And for many British historians, the British Empire was preeminent in achieving all this.
As Niall Ferguson put it in his book Empire, “no organization in history has done more to promote the free movement of goods, capital and labour than the British Empire. And no organization has done more to.
By linking the histories of England, Scotland and Ireland with the history of the British Empire, he demonstrates the importance of ideology as an essential linking between the processes of state-formation and empire-building. This book sheds light on major British political thinkers, from Sir Thomas Smith to David Hume, by providing Cited by: His most recent book is Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the World (Yale UP, Spring ), which elaborates the ideas presented (rather crudely) here.
His last book .Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of the middle class in 19th century Britain, the Victorian era. Historian Harold Perkin writes: Between and the English ceased to be one of the most aggressive, brutal, rowdy, outspoken.