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Britain and greater Britain in the nineteenth century

by Edward Arthur Hughes

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Published by University Press, J.M. Dent in Cambridge, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Histoire,
  • Relations extérieures,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward A. Hughes
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 9-90346, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 9-90346
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (163 fr.)
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24973196M
    ISBN 100659903466
    OCLC/WorldCa150586300

    The Idea of Greater Britain: Empire and the Future of World Order, In this Book. contents. View Citation; summary. During the tumultuous closing decades of the nineteenth century, as the prospect of democracy loomed and as intensified global economic and strategic competition reshaped the political imagination, British thinkers. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1dk0rc91 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi .

      In the 19th century, when the rivalry between Imperial Russia and Great Britain was at its peak, both powers tried to survey, explore and expand regions under their rule, particularly the Indian. While 19th-century Britain was committed to achieving national integration, it also hoped to maintain regional diversity. Keith Robbins looks at various aspects of life which served to unite or divide the nation, including religion, patterns of eating and drinking, the political system, commercial development, education, language, literature, and music.

    Although Jews had prospered throughout the nineteenth century, new Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, some , to , of whom settled in Great Britain, and especially in London’s East End, from to , swelled the ranks of the poor. The historiography under review has re-emphasized the extent to which nineteenth-century Britain (and Britain-Ireland) was indeed a political union but it was one of multiple cultural identities.


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Cambridge, England. "In this fine book, Bell has performed a real service by refocusing attention on the grand late-nineteenth-century debate about creating a 'Greater Britain' capable of rivaling the United States. It injects vigorous new life into a subject hitherto often a byword for dullness."—Peter Cain, Sheffield Hallam University.

―Michael Freeden, University of Oxford "In this fine book, Bell has performed a real service by refocusing attention on the grand late-nineteenth-century debate about creating a 'Greater Britain' capable of rivaling the United States.

It injects vigorous new life into a subject hitherto often a byword for dullness."Cited by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hughes, Edward Arthur. Britain and Greater Britain in the nineteenth century.

Cambridge, England. "In this fine book, Bell has performed a real service by refocusing attention on the grand late-nineteenth-century debate about creating a 'Greater Britain' capable of rivaling the United States. It injects vigorous new life into a subject hitherto often a byword for dullness."--Peter Cain, Sheffield Hallam UniversityManufacturer: Princeton University Press.

The value placed on the colonial empire shifted considerably over the course of the nineteenth century. The distant lands frequently seemed an unnecessary drain on resources, offering little in return, and even among those who supported colonization, many doubted whether it would be possible to hold on to the colonies in the long term, even if this was desirable.¹ By the s it.

God and Greater Britain: Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, John Wolffe Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century.

Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #23), Christopher Harvie, Colin Matthew The nineteenth century was a time of massive growth for Britain. In it was overwhelmingly rural, agrarian, multilingual, and almost half-Celtic.

A century later it was largely urban and English/5. This book examines the ways in which imperial agendas informed the writing of history in nineteenth-century Britain and how historical writing transformed imperial agendas. Using the published writings and personal papers of Walter Scott, J.

Froude, James Mill, Rammohun Roy, T. Macaulay, E. Freeman, W. Gladstone, and J. Seeley among others. Nineteenth Century British Society J With People and Places: Britain near to completion, you'll soon be able to examine work I've done on local history in the mid-nineteenth century.

5 Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith, ‘Southern Africa’, in The Oxford History of the British Empire: The Nineteenth Century, ed.

Porter. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), p BIBLIOGRAPHY. Dilke, Charles Wentworth. Greater Britain: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries during and 7 th edn.

London. social and political movements of the nineteenth century and on the role of religious doctrine and of the churches in systems of social control.3 A third debate concerns the chronology, causes, and statistical evidence for church growth and decline during the nineteenth century.4 Michael Watts's book, which has been some twenty years in the.

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain by Theodore Koditschek; pp. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, $ cloth.

I t is a seeming paradox that during the nineteenth century, when the ideals of economic and political liberalism were being adopted and applied at. The quest for Greater Britain was both a reaction to and a product of the complex evolution of nineteenth-century international politics.

The turbulent economic and political conditions of the era engendered profound anxiety, leading to the belief that a colossal polity was indispensable for preserving strength in a world in flux.

Great Britain's Contribution to Hydrography During the Nineteenth Century Rear-Admiral G. Ritchie D.S.C. (Hydrographer of the Navy) DURING the eighteenth century maritime nations became increasingly aware of the necessity for accurate charts.

In the French Depot des Cartes et Plans was established; in Captain Anson remarkedCited by: 2. A Companion to Roman Britain Edited by Malcolm Todd A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages Edited by S. Rigby A Companion to Tudor Britain Edited by Robert Tittler and Norman Jones A Companion to Stuart Britain Edited by Barry Coward A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain Edited by H.

Dickinson A Companion to Nineteenth File Size: 2MB. Filed under: Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction. Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, ), by Juliana Horatia Ewing (illustrated HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Filed under: Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew's Very Short Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Britain is a sharp but subtle account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political n in was overwhelmingly rural, agrarian, multilingual, /5(23).

BUILDING GREATER BRITAIN. 3 The dates that I have chosen for the title of the book—namely c– —act as a rough guide rather than a precise measure for the range of materials covered. In some chapters I reach further back in time, ex­ ploring dimensions of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century im­File Size: KB.

Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and Ireland at a pivotal period in their historical Cited by:   The Idea of Greater Britain is a major addition to the understanding of Victorian political thought.

It will be an excellent source of information and analysis for IR and political theorists--especially those working on the history of international relations--and will be indispensable to historians of Victorian society and : Duncan Bell.