The Lion's Share: A Short History of British Imperialism, 1850-2004
This leading general history of British imperialism, from its Victorian heyday to present times, has been thoroughly revised and updated. As well as presenting a lively narrative of events, Bernard Porter explores a number of broad analytical themes, challenging more conventional and popular interpretations. He sees imperialism as a symptom not of Britain's strength in the world, but of her decline; and he argues that the empire itself both aggravated and obscured deep-seated malaise in the British economy. A refreshing look at one of the central aspects of British history.
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Review: The Lion's Share: A Short History of British Imperialism, 1850-2004User Review - Freddie - Goodreads
Pleasant narrative to the history of the British Empire, could have been more critical at parts but considerably better than most British historian accounts of Empire - a refreshing alternative to the apologist agendas of most of the British historiography around Empire. Read full review
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A phenomenal anthology of the epitome and collapse of the British Empire through it's transition into the European Community. It provides great details of the development of the various dominions and overseas territories. Read full review
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... Professor of History at the University of Newcastle, and author of. The Lion's Share. A Short History of British Imperialism 1850-1995 (3rd edn., 1996).
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