By Robert Holland,Sarah Stockwell
This book contains essays provided by means of pals, colleagues, and previous scholars in tribute to Andrew Porter, at the get together of his retirement from the Rhodes Chair in Imperial historical past on the college of London. The members, together with many unusual historians, discover via various case experiences ‘ambiguities of empire’ and of imperial and quasi-imperial relationships, reflecting vital issues in Professor Porter’s personal writing.
Whilst the variety of articles displays the breadth of Andrew Porter’s scholarly collaborations and pursuits, the chapters concentration particularly on facets of imperial heritage which were the topic of his specific awareness: faith and empire and the tip of empire. The booklet comprises unique items at the historical past of British imperialism at present the topic of substantial scholarly recognition. The e-book should be important to scholars and students of empire, faith and colonialism.
This booklet was once released as a unique factor of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.
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Ambiguities of Empire: Essays in Honour of Andrew Porter by Robert Holland,Sarah Stockwell