Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

240 Pages | 14 black & white illustrations

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9780719097898

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The cultural construction of the British world

First Edition

Edited by Barry Crosbie and Mark Hampton

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Provides new insight into the heterogeneous nature of Britishness and how both national and imperial identities were mutually reinforcing
  • Offers cutting-edge chapters on a wide range of cultural practices, including nakedness, literary criticism, travel narratives, and humanitarianism
  • Highlights central importance of the empire-wide dissemination and exchange of ideas and concepts integral to the circulation of imperial culture and in the construction of the British world
  • Integrates formal and informal empire into a wider cultural British world that included India, West Africa, the West Indies, Constantinople and South China
  • Now available in paperback

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