Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 July 2003

304 Pages | 41 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719064975

Bookseller Code (06)


Imperial cities

Landscape, display and identity

Felix Driver and David Gilbert

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Imperial cities explores the influence of imperialism in the landscapes of modern European cities including London, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Marseilles, Glasgow and Seville
  • Examines large-scale architectural schemes and monuments, including the Queen Victoria Memorial in London and the Vittoriano in Rome
  • Focuses on imperial display throughout the city, from spectacular exhibitions and ceremonies, to more private displays of empire in suburban gardens
  • Cconsiders the changing cultural and political identities in the imperial city, looking particularly at nationalism, masculinity and anti-imperialism

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