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Published: 01 November 2017

336 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190858551

Bookseller Code (01)

The Trouble with Empire

Challenges to Modern British Imperialism

Antoinette Burton

  • Makes a controversial argument challenging the rise and fall narrative of British history
  • De-centers large and well-known events like the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and moves smaller-scale insurrections to the foreground
  • Offers the first thoroughgoing account of what British imperialism looked like from below and of how tenuous its hold on alien populations was

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