natural science and the origins of the british empire empires in perspective

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Natural Science And The Origins Of The British Empire

Author : Sarah Irving
ISBN : 9781317315216
Genre : History
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Represents a history of the British Empire that takes account of the sense of empire as intellectual as well as geographic dominion: the historiography of the British Empire, with its preoccupation of empire as geographically unchallenged sovereignty, overlooks the idea of empire as intellectual dominion.

A Wider Patriotism

Author : J Lee Thompson
ISBN : 9781317315155
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Alfred Milner was knighted, he took as his motto Communis Patria, 'patriotism for our common country'. This is the study of Milner, which takes his politics, or 'constructive' imperialism as its primary theme. It also discovers a group of young female supporters of his vision.

Australian Between Empires

Author : Both in the Department of Histopathology David Lowe
ISBN : 9781317324348
Genre : History
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Part biography, part transnational history, this study details the life and career of Percy Spender, one of Australia's most prominent twentieth-century political figures.

The Quest For The Northwest Passage

Author : Frédéric Regard
ISBN : 9781317321545
Genre : History
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These essays trace the history of the British search for the Northwest Passage – the Arctic sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans – from the early modern era to the start of the nineteenth century.

Mercurino Di Gattinara And The Creation Of The Spanish Empire

Author : Rebecca Ard Boone
ISBN : 9781317318514
Genre : History
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As Grand Chancellor to the Holy Roman Emperor, Mercurino di Gattinara (1465–1530) shaped the administration and aims of the Spanish Empire. Ard Boone situates Gattinara at the heart of Renaissance politics and propaganda and provides the first English translation of his autobiography in full.

Medicine And Colonialism

Author : Poonam Bala
ISBN : 9781317318217
Genre : Medical
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Focusing on India and South Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the essays in this collection address power and enforced modernity as applied to medicine. Clashes between traditional methods of healing and the practices brought in by colonizers are explored across both territories.

Ireland And Empire 1692 1770

Author : Charles Ivar McGrath
ISBN : 9781317315001
Genre : History
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Historians often view early modern Ireland as a testing ground for subsequent British colonial adventures further afield. McGrath argues against this passive view, suggesting that Ireland played an enthusiastic role in the establishment and expansion of the first British Empire. He focuses on two key areas of empire-building: finance and defence.

British Engineers And Africa 1875 1914

Author : Casper Andersen
ISBN : 9781317323013
Genre : History
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Using a wide range of primary sources that include correspondence, diaries, technical reports, institutional minutes and periodicals, Andersen reconstructs the networks and activities of Britain’s engineers while focusing on London as a centre of imperial expansion.

Arctic Exploration In The Nineteenth Century

Author : Frédéric Regard
ISBN : 9781317321514
Genre : History
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Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture.

Anglo Spanish Rivalry In Colonial South East America 1650 1725

Author : Timothy Paul Grady
ISBN : 9781317323853
Genre : History
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Often played down in favour of the larger competition for empire between England and France, the influence of the Spanish in English Carolina and the English in Spanish Florida created a rivalry that shaped the early history of colonial south-east America. This study is the first to tell the full story of this rivalry.

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