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Published: 16 November 2017

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190858551

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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