At Home with the Empire: Metropolitan Culture and the by Catherine Hall,Sonya O. Rose PDF

By Catherine Hall,Sonya O. Rose

ISBN-10: 0521670020

ISBN-13: 9780521670029

ISBN-10: 0521854067

ISBN-13: 9780521854061

This pioneering 2006 quantity addresses the query of ways Britain's empire used to be lived via daily practices - in church and chapel, via readers at domestic, as embodied in sexualities or types of citizenship, as narrated in histories - from the eighteenth century to the current. prime historians discover the imperial adventure and legacy for these positioned, bodily or imaginatively, 'at home,' from the influence of empire on buildings of womanhood, masculinity and sophistication to its effect in shaping literature, sexuality, visible tradition, intake and history-writing. They examine how humans proposal imperially, no longer within the experience of political affiliations for or opposed to empire, yet easily assuming it was once there, a part of the given global that had made them who they have been. in addition they exhibit how empire grew to become a contentious concentration of consciousness at yes moments and particularly methods. it will be crucial examining for students and scholars of recent Britain and its empire.

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