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Edwardian England and the Idea of Racial Decline: An Empire’s Future

  • Christopher Prior

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Christopher Prior
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  3. Christopher Prior
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  4. Christopher Prior
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  5. Christopher Prior
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  6. Christopher Prior
    Pages 106-109
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 110-126

About this book

Introduction

Emerging from a long and exhausting conflict against the Boers in South Africa, Edwardians are often perceived as rocked by a profound set of doubts about the future of the British Empire. Drawing upon a wide range of popular sources, this study considers the level of middle-class engagement with such strains of pessimistic thought.

Keywords

Degeneration 20th Century Britain Cultural and Social History Urban History British Empire England poverty reform

Authors and affiliations

  • Christopher Prior
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137373410
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47656-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37341-0
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