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The Resource The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain, Bernard Porter

The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain, Bernard Porter

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The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain
Title
The absent-minded imperialists
Title remainder
empire, society, and culture in Britain
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Porter
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kipling, Elgar, Mafeking Night ... all these conjure up an image of a British society besotted with imperial pride in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In fact the true picture was more complex than this and people reacted to their empire in different ways. Many were hardly aware of it at all. This lively book is the first study of the impact of the empire on British society and culture that looks beneath the surface to find out what people really thought, with some. surprising results. - ;The British empire was a huge enterprise. To foreigners it more or less defined Britain in
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Porter, Bernard
Dewey number
941.081
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA18
LC item number
.P65 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
DA18
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Public opinion
  • Imperialism
  • Imperialism
  • Opinion publique
  • Impérialisme
  • Impérialisme
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • HISTORY
  • British colonies
  • Imperialism
  • Public opinion
  • Great Britain
  • Britse Rijk
  • Imperialisme
  • Cultuur
  • Maatschappij
  • Publieke opinie
Label
The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain, Bernard Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-460) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empire and society -- Participation -- The prefects -- The middle classes at school -- Trade, liberty, and empire : the middle classes to 1880 -- Not in front of the servants -- Culture and imperialism -- Peril and propaganda, c. 1900 -- What about the workers? -- Imperialists, other imperialists, and others -- Empire on condition, 1914-1940 -- Repercussions -- Recapitulation and conclusion -- Endnotes
Control code
86031598
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 475 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280758744
Lccn
2004019735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)86031598
Label
The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain, Bernard Porter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-460) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Empire and society -- Participation -- The prefects -- The middle classes at school -- Trade, liberty, and empire : the middle classes to 1880 -- Not in front of the servants -- Culture and imperialism -- Peril and propaganda, c. 1900 -- What about the workers? -- Imperialists, other imperialists, and others -- Empire on condition, 1914-1940 -- Repercussions -- Recapitulation and conclusion -- Endnotes
Control code
86031598
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 475 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280758744
Lccn
2004019735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)86031598

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