Empire and History Writing in Britain c. 1750-2012 (BOK)

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This wide-ranging and accessible book examines the effects of British imperial involvements on history writing in Britain since 1750. It provides a chronological account of the development of history writing in its social, political and cultural contexts, and an analysis of the structural links between those involvements and the dominant concerns of that writing. It looks at the impact of imperial and global expansion on the treatment of government, social structures and changes, and national and ethnic identity in scholarly and popular works, school histories, and 'famous' history books. In a clear and student-friendly way, it argues that involvement in empire played a transformative and central role within history writing as whole, reframing its basic assumptions and language, and sustaining a significant 'imperial' influence across generations of writers and diverse types of historical text.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780719090462 Antall sider 272
Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 2,5cm Vekt 386 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Colonialism & imperialism