Adventures with Britannia: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain

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I.B. Tauris, 1995 - Great Britain - 342 pages
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Includes material on Lawrence of Arabia, Paul Scott, Winston Churchill, Bertrand Russell, John Stuart Mill, Arnold Toynbee, John Maynard Keyes, F.R. Leavis, Wavell, Cyril Connolly, Neville Chamberlain, and Welsh nationalism.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Significance of the Frontier in British History
13
The British Revolution in America
31
Queen Victorias Other Island
45
Was It Possible to Be a Good Catholic a Good
67
The Victorian Scene
83
In Praise of Kipling
99
Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press
115
Myths about the Approach to Indian Independence
203
Churchill the Americans and Self
221
Winston
241
British Historians and the Debate over
255
Our Age Revisited
265
The Rise and Fall of Party Government in Britain
281
Who Ran the British Empire?
303
From Africa to Empire
319

D H Lawrences Writing Life
133
Orwell and the Business of Biography
151
Nineteen EightyFour Ten Years Later
169
Mountbatten Revisited
185
British and North American University Presses
333
British Studies at The University of Texas 19751998
345
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