Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 July 2000

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719058585

Bookseller Code (06)


Cultures of Empire

A reader

Catherine Hall

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A substantial introduction by the distinguished historian, Professor Catherine Hall, discusses new approaches to the history of empire and establishes a narrative frame through which to read the essays which follow
  • A useful guide to recent scholarship on the culture of imperialism
  • The volume is clearly divided into three sections
  • theoretical, emphasising concepts and approaches; the colonisers 'at home', focusing on how empire was lived in Britain; and 'away' - the attempt to construct new cultures through which the colonisers defined themselves and others in varied colonial sites

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