Empire in Opposition: The Stakes of History and the Rise of Anticolonial Nationalism

  • Amanda BehmEmail author
Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)


We return to this book’s opening scene: Lionel Curtis watching skies darken over Britain’s empire in 1912. Existing approaches to the imperial past were no preparation for the turbulent times ahead. ‘[The] problem we have taken to study is not one of the problems of history but the problem’, he announced to Round Table confidante and fellow Kindergarten alumnus Philip Kerr that March.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of YorkYorkUnited Kingdom

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