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Visions of Empire: Patriotism, Popular Culture and the City, 1870-1939 - Studies in Imperialism (Paperback)
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Visions of Empire: Patriotism, Popular Culture and the City, 1870-1939 - Studies in Imperialism (Paperback)

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Paperback 248 Pages / Published: 03/01/2017
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The emergence of a vibrant imperial culture in British society from the 1890s both fascinated and appalled contemporaries. It has also consistently provoked controversy among historians. This book offers a ground-breaking perspective on how imperial culture was disseminated. It identifies the important synergies that grew between a new civic culture and the wider imperial project. Beaven shows that the ebb and flow of imperial enthusiasm was shaped through a fusion of local patriotism and a broader imperial identity. Imperial culture was neither generic nor unimportant but was instead multi-layered and recast to capture the concerns of a locality. The book draws on a rich seam of primary sources from three representative English cities. These case studies are considered against an extensive analysis of seminal and current historiography. This renders the book invaluable to those interested in the fields of imperialism, social and cultural history, popular culture, historical geography and urban history.

Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9781526106698
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm


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Visions of Empire is a welcome addition to the debate about British cultural imperialism. With the advent of 'the global', paying heed to 'the local' can add much to historical understanding. A new history of empire is developing which highlights the ambiguity and elasticity of popular imperialism. Beaven's work advances this and presents a serious challenge to recent national and transnational studies of the cultural dispersal of imperial ideas. -- .

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