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Published: 25 March 2020

288 Pages | 18 black and white figures/illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198841180

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From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes

The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Tobias Harper

  • Looks at the British honours system from the perspectives of the state, recipients, opponents, and supporters in Britain and the British Empire
  • Analyses the politics and administration of the honours system alongside popular responses to it in diaries, letters, newspapers, and memoirs
  • Examines the interactions between multiple different status systems in modern Britain to show the connections and influences between them
  • Shows some of the connections and the disconnections between Britain and the British Empire