At Home with the Empire: Metropolitan Culture and the by Catherine Hall,Sonya O. Rose

By Catherine Hall,Sonya O. Rose

This pioneering 2006 quantity addresses the query of the way Britain's empire used to be lived via daily practices - in church and chapel, via readers at domestic, as embodied in sexualities or sorts of citizenship, as narrated in histories - from the eighteenth century to the current. major historians discover the imperial adventure and legacy for these positioned, bodily or imaginatively, 'at home,' from the effect of empire on structures of womanhood, masculinity and sophistication to its impression in shaping literature, sexuality, visible tradition, intake and history-writing. They verify how humans idea imperially, no longer within the experience of political affiliations for or opposed to empire, yet easily assuming it used to be there, a part of the given global that had made them who they have been. additionally they exhibit how empire turned a contentious concentration of cognizance at yes moments and specifically methods. this can be crucial examining for students and scholars of contemporary Britain and its empire.

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