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Classics and imperialism in the British empire

Bradley, Mark Dr

Classics and imperialism in the British empire

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek influences,
  • Civilization,
  • Classical Civilization,
  • Colonies,
  • Imperialism,
  • Roman influences,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-326) and index.

    Other titlesClassics & imperialism in the British empire
    StatementDr Mark Bradley
    SeriesClassical presences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA16 .B6714 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138080M
    ISBN 109780199584727
    LC Control Number2010933186

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: In this volume scholars of modern and ancient culture come together to explore historical, textual, material, and theoretical interactions between classics and imperialism during the heyday of the British Empire from the late eighteenth century through to its collapse in the early decades of the twentieth century.

The contributors examine the multiple dialogues that developed between classics. Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire Edited by Mark Bradley Classical Presences. The first systematic study of the relationship between British colonialism and classical discourses; Has strong interdisciplinary appeal: written by both classicists and modern historians.

Introduction: approaches to classics and imperialism / Mark Bradley --Imperial encounters: discourses on empire and the uses of ancient history during Classics and imperialism in the British empire book eighteenth century / Kostas Vlassopoulos --Imperial ideology and the uses of Rome in discourses on Britain's Indian empire / Rama Sundari Mantena --'The mirror-shield of knowledge': classicizing the West Indies / Margaret Williamson.

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Rather, they examine ‘discrete historical or discursive moments’ (p. 12) Classics and imperialism in the British empire book nonetheless benefit in most cases from a detailed and convincing : Ellis, Heather. It comprises ten chapters, plus envoi and introduction, broadly examining the ways in which classics and imperialism influenced one another during the second British Empire.

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xxiii + Oxford and new York: Oxford University Press,£, $ this book has a fascinating but challenging topic. Greeks and romans both founded colonies, but these were unlike one another, and unlike the colonies settled by the.

While the study of Classics in postcolonial worlds has received a great deal of recent attention, this is the first comprehensive study of the relationship between classical ideas and British colonialism. In this collection of essays, classical scholars and modern historians demonstrate that ideas about the Greek and Roman world since the eighteenth century developed hand-in-hand with the rise.

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The establishment of the empire resulted primarily from commercial and political motives and emigration movements (see imperialism); its long endurance resulted from British command of the seas and preeminence in international commerce, and from the flexibility of British rule.

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Since receiving his Ph.D. from Stanford inhe has written extensively on colonialism and cross-cultural contact in Antiquity, as well as on the relationship between empire and the. Since “anti-European feeling was very bitter” due to the British Empire’s dictatorship in Burma, Orwell is being treated disrespectfully by the Burmese (12).

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About the Book. Camps are emblems of the modern world, but they first appeared under the imperial tutelage of Victorian Britain. Comparative and transnational in scope, Barbed-Wire Imperialism situates the concentration and refugee camps of the Anglo-Boer War () within longer traditions of controlling the urban poor in metropolitan Britain and managing "suspect" populations in the empire.

Typical of Woolf’s radical and experimental style, she does not offer her views on the Empire unambiguously or overtly; however, I argue that her fiction, Mrs. Dalloway and The Waves, can be read as counterblasts to British Imperialism through Woolf’s presentation of time, the representation of the Empire in the psychology of characters and.The American Revolution (–83) and the collapse of the Spanish Empire in Latin America during s ended the first era of European imperialism.

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