Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2009

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719063916

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Female imperialism and national identity

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Katie Pickles

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first full study about the biggest and longest lasting group of female imperialists in the British Empire - the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE)
  • Throws new light on women's involvement in imperialism
  • Examines the complex relationship between imperial loyalty and settler nationalism, tracing the organisation into the postcolonial era
  • Covers the history of 'conservative' women's organisations, women's interventions in debates concerning citizenship and national identity and women in white settler societies

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