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208 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719067921

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The debate on the rise of the British Empire

Anthony Webster

Published by Manchester University Press

Issues in Historiography MUP

  • Essential reading for students of imperialism
  • Examines the rise of the British empire and the various debates among historians of imperialism over the past two hundred years
  • Discusses why the empire is so attractive to historians, why there is so much debate and controversy surrounding the subject, and how different generations of historians have read the various episodes in the history of the empire often radically differently
  • An engaging and useful work of historiography