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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 30 citing Sir John Seeley and the Uses of History.

The Ideological Origins of the British Empire

David Armitage - History - 2000 - 239 pages
Comprehensive history of British conceptions of empire from the 1540s to the 1740s.
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The Critique of the State

Jens Bartelson - Philosophy - 2001 - 212 pages
First published in 2001, Bartelson's discussion of the suppositions and presuppositions of statehood is informed both historically and philosophically.
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Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African ...

Laura Chrisman - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 241 pages
This book examines literary romance as a vehicle for the ideological contradictions of British imperialism in South Africa. Chrisman draws upon postcolonial theory and cultural ...
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Nationalism: History and Theory

Paul Lawrence - History - 2005 - 245 pages
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The English National Character: The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to ...

Peter Mandler - History - 2006 - 348 pages
In this comprehensive, lucidly argued account of the history of thinking about the English national character, one of the leading historians of modern Britain challenges long ...
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Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and ...

Geoffrey R. Treloar - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 465 pages
"This is the first full length scholarly treatment of the life and work of J. B. Lightfoot. Using large quantities of unpublished sources Geoffrey R. Treloar presents a picture ...
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The Controversialist: An Intellectual Life of Goldwin Smith

Paul T. Phillips - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 198 pages
A public intellectual (1823-1910) whose writings on current affairs, politics, moral philosophy, and history had a significant impact on the English-speaking world.
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A History of the University of Cambridge: 1870-1990

Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke, Damian Riehl Leader - 1988 - 678 pages
The University of Cambridge has been a federation of colleges for centuries; in the past hundred years it has also become a center of international fame in many disciplines ...
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