A Wider Patriotism: Alfred Milner and the British Empire

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Pickering & Chatto, Jan 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 265 pages
This is the first study of Milner to take his politics, or 'constructive' imperialism as its primary theme. His career is examined, from the genesis of his imperial ideology at Oxford, through his time as High Commissioner in South Africa during the Boer War, to his days as Minister of War during the final seven months of WWI.

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J. Lee Thompson is Associate Professor of History at Lamar University.

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