The British Abroad Since the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

Experiencing Imperialism

  • Martin Farr
  • Xavier Guégan

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Martin Farr, Xavier Guégan
      Pages 1-14
  3. Establishing the Empire

  4. Experiencing the Empire

  5. Experiencing Other Empires

  6. Experiencing a Post-colonial World

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 250-263

About this book


This is a collection of twelve interdisciplinary essays from international scholars concerned with examining the British experience of Empire since the eighteenth century. It considers themes such as national identity, modernity, culture, social class, diplomacy, consumerism, gender, postcolonialism, and perceptions of Britain's place in the world.


Colonial cultural history 20. Jahrhundert 20th century Britain colonialism eighteenth century empire England imperialism perception

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Farr
    • 1
  • Xavier Guégan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of History, Classics and ArchaeologyNewcastle UniversityUK
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of WinchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45444-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-30418-6
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