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Title Ten books that shaped the British empire : creating an imperial commons / Antoinette Burton and Isabel Hofmeyr, editors.

Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    909.09 TEN    Available
Description vii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-260) and index.
Contents Remaking the empire from Newgate : Wakefield's A letter from Sydney / Tony Ballantyne -- Jane Eyre at home and abroad / Charlotte Macdonald -- Macaulay's History of England : a book that shaped nation and empire / Catherine Hall -- "The Day Will Come" : Charles H. Pearson's National life and character : a forecast / Marilyn Lake -- Victims of "British justice"? A century of wrong as anti-imperial tract, core narrative of the Afrikaner "nation," and victim-based solidarity-building discourse / André du Toit -- The text in the world, the world through the text : Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for boys / Elleke Boehmer -- Hind Swaraj : translating sovereignty / Tridip Suhrud -- Totaram Sanadhya's Fiji Mein Mere Ekkis Varsh : a history of empire and nation in a minor key / Mrinalini Sinha -- C.L.R. James's The Black Jacobins and the making of the modern Atlantic world / Aaron Kamugisha -- Ethnography and cultural innovation in Mau Mau detention camps : Gakaara wa Wanjau's Mĩhĩrĩga ya aagĩkũyũ / Derek R. Peterson.
Subject Books -- Great Britain -- History.
Imperialism -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Historiography.
Added Author Burton, Antoinette M., 1961-
Hofmeyr, Isabel.
ISBN 9780822358138 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822358131 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822358275 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822358271 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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