Robert Holland,Sarah Stockwell's Ambiguities of Empire: Essays in Honour of Andrew Porter PDF

By Robert Holland,Sarah Stockwell

This book includes essays provided by means of associates, colleagues, and previous scholars in tribute to Andrew Porter, at the social gathering of his retirement from the Rhodes Chair in Imperial background on the collage of London. The individuals, together with many unusual historians, discover via a number of case stories ‘ambiguities of empire’ and of imperial and quasi-imperial relationships, reflecting very important issues in Professor Porter’s personal writing.

Whilst the diversity of articles displays the breadth of Andrew Porter’s scholarly collaborations and pursuits, the chapters concentration specifically on points of imperial historical past that have been the topic of his specific recognition: faith and empire and the tip of empire. The booklet includes unique items at the background of British imperialism presently the topic of substantial scholarly awareness. The publication can be beneficial to scholars and students of empire, faith and colonialism.

This publication was once released as a different factor of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.

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