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The Lion's Share: A History of British Imperialism 1850-2011

Bernard Porter - History - 2014 - 424 pages
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 ...
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The Lion's Share: A History of British Imperialism 1850-2011

Bernard Porter - History - 2014 - 440 pages
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 ...
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Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the World

Bernard Porter - History - 2006 - 211 pages
The present American "empire” is often compared with the British one of yore--not surprising in view of the fact that Afghanistan and Iraq were once British imperial stamping ...
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The Origins of the Vigilant State: The London Metropolitan Police Special ...

Bernard Porter - History - 1987 - 256 pages
A penetrating study of the origins of Britain's secret police' -the London Metropolitan Special Branch.
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Critics of Empire: British Radicals and the Imperial Challenge

Bernard Porter - History - 2007 - 369 pages
"The notion of 'empire' has been at the forefront of world politics for over a century. Bernard Porter's landmark work traces the critical response to the British imperial ...
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The Refugee Question in Mid-Victorian Politics

Bernard Porter - History - 2008 - 256 pages
The British have long boasted of their tradition of asylum for political refugees, but never with more justification than in the nineteenth century, when the legal toleration ...
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The Battle of the Styles: Society, Culture and the Design of a New Foreign ...

Bernard Porter - History - 2011 - 256 pages
The present-day Foreign Office in Whitehall is an imposing building whose genesis is bizarre. In 1857 a competition was held to pick an architect, which provoked a huge row ...
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