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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
by Emma Christopher
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Since Robert Hughes' The Fatal Shore, the fate of British convicts has burned brightly in the popular imagination. Incredibly, their larger story is even more dramatic--the saga of forgotten men and women scattered to the farthest corners of the British... (read more)

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Global Expansion
Global Expansion
by Willie Thompson
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In this clear and concise reassessment of British imperialism, Willie Thompson examines the underlying social, economic and political forces that facilitated expansion during the key period of 1870-1914. Relating colonial expansion to both domestic... (read more)

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White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India
White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India
by William Dalrymple
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White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that crossed and transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time. James Achilles Kirkpatrick was the British Resident at the court of the... (read more)

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Unfinished Empire: The Global Expansion of Britain
Unfinished Empire: The Global Expansion of Britain
by John Darwin
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John Darwins After Tamerlane, a sweeping six-hundred-year history of empires around the globe, marked him as a historian of “massive erudition” (the Guardian) and narrative mastery. In Unfinished Empire, he marshals his gifts to deliver a... (read more)

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British India and British Scotland, 1780-1830: Career Building, Empire-Building, and a Scottish School of Thought on Indian Governance
British India and British Scotland, 1780-1830: Career Building, Empire-Building, and a Scottish School of Thought on Indian Governance
by Martha Mclaren
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This book is about three eminent Scotsmen, Thomas Munro 1761-1827, John Malcolm 1769-1833, and Mountstuart Elphinstone 1779-1859. All three men were raised in Scotland between the 1760s and 1790s---the period notable in intellectual history as the golden... (read more)

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Through the Looking Glass: A Dissenter Inside New Labour
Through the Looking Glass: A Dissenter Inside New Labour
by Liz Davies
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As New Labour prepares the ground for a second term in government, Liz Davies provides a compelling insider’s account of the annihilation of the party’s internal democracy. For two years prior to the party conference of September 2000, Davies... (read more)

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Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire (Profiles in History)
Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire (Profiles in History)
by Clare Pettitt
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When the American reporter Henry Morton Stanley stepped out of the jungle in 1871 and doffed his pith helmet to the Scottish missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone, his greeting was to take on mythological proportions. But do any of us really know... (read more)

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The Almanac of British Politics
The Almanac of British Politics
by Robert James Waller
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The sixth edition of The Almanac of British Politics again confirms this books reputation as the definitive guide to the UK political map. It contains biographical sketches of all Members of Parliament including the new intake following the 1997 Labour... (read more)

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Cultural Margins #1: New Right Discourse on Race and Sexuality: Britain, 1968-1990
Cultural Margins #1: New Right Discourse on Race and Sexuality: Britain, 1968-1990
by Anna Marie Smith
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A ground-breaking study of racism and homophobia in late twentieth-century British politics.... (read more)

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Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age
Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age
by Arthur Herman
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In this fascinating and meticulously researched book, bestselling historian Arthur Herman sheds new light on two of the most universally recognizable icons of the 20th century, and reveals how their 40-year rivalry sealed the fate of India and the... (read more)

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The Rise & Fall of British Empire
The Rise & Fall of British Empire
by Lawrence James
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A history of British expansions overseas from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. 16pp b/w illus.... (read more)

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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
by Niall Ferguson
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This grand narrative history of the world's first experiment in globalization offers lessons for an ever-expanding American Empire--from England's most talented young historian.... (read more)

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Delusions and Discoveries: India in the British Imagination, 1880-1930
Delusions and Discoveries: India in the British Imagination, 1880-1930
by Benita Parry
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No cultural phenomenon of the 1970s and 1980s in Britain was more curious than the Raj revival, with its slew of films and fictions, its range for memorabilia of imperial rule in India, and its strange nostalgia for a time and a world long since past.<... (read more)

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British Politics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
British Politics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Anthony Wright
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Tony Wright's Very Short Introduction to British Politics is an interpretative essay on the British political system, rather than merely an abbreviated textbook on how it currently works. He identifies key characteristics and ideas of the British... (read more)

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Utopia of Usurers
Utopia of Usurers
by G K Chesterton
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An engaging work sure to appeal to both scholars and students for the depth of its thought and the freshness of its claims, this is a two-part book by one of the 20th century's greatest writers. The first part is a coherent analysis of the theory... (read more)

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Blue-Water Empire: The British in the Mediterranean Since 1800
Blue-Water Empire: The British in the Mediterranean Since 1800
by Robert Holland
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Robert Holland traces the remarkable experience of British mastery in the Mediterranean from the Battle of the Nile to El Alamein and the end of empire, exploring the unique and often explosive relationships that shaped the region's modern history. For... (read more)

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Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World
Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World
by Kwasi Kwarteng
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Kwasi Kwarteng is the child of parents whose lives were shaped as subjects of the British Empire, first in their native Ghana, then as British immigrants. He brings a unique perspective and impeccable academic credentials to a narrative history of the... (read more)

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Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
by Katie Hickman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index.... (read more)

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The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Birth of the Pax Americana
The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Birth of the Pax Americana
by Peter Clarke
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A sweeping, vivid history capturing the sudden end of Britains empire and the moment when America became a world superpower. Britain fought and sacrificed on a worldwide scale to defeat Hitler and his allies—and won. Yet less than three years after... (read more)

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Dr. Macnamara, 1861-1930
Dr. Macnamara, 1861-1930
by Robin Betts
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This well-researched historical biography is the first on Dr. T. J. Macnamara, the first ex-elementary teacher to win a government post. Colleague and close friend of Lloyd George, and praised by Winston Churchill, Macnamara was an educationist... (read more)

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