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Bonds of Empire

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Zusatztext Rush does an admirable job of unpacking the elements that formed and strengthened the bonds between Britain and its colonies in the Caribbean... Rush shows us what imperial identity and culture came to mean for West Indians as they re-fashioned it in their daily lives and seized the opportunities open to them...illuminating Informationen zum Autor Anne Spry Rush's research interests include the nature of identity and culture in the modern British Empire, with an emphasis on imperial identity in the twentieth-century Caribbean and British Isles. She teaches history at the University of Maryland. Klappentext An examination of how, from 1900 through the 1960s, West Indians employed their British identity both to establish a place for themselves in the British imperial world, and to negotiate the cultural challenges of decolonization as Caribbean peoples. Zusammenfassung An examination of how, from 1900 through the 1960s, West Indians employed their British identity both to establish a place for themselves in the British imperial world, and to negotiate the cultural challenges of decolonization as Caribbean peoples.

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Anne Spry Rush's research interests include the nature of identity and culture in the modern British Empire, with an emphasis on imperial identity in the twentieth-century Caribbean and British Isles. She teaches history at the University of Maryland.

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An examination of how, from 1900 through the 1960s, West Indians employed their British identity both to establish a place for themselves in the British imperial world, and to negotiate the cultural challenges of decolonization as Caribbean peoples.



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Introduction; PART ONE: FASHIONING BRITISHNESS; Prelude; 1. Schooling Britons; 2. Royalty and the Bonds of Empire; PART TWO: THE PEOPLE'S EMPIRE: MOBILIZING THE POWER OF BRITISHNESS; Prelude; 3. A Model for Secession? The 1936 Abdication Crisis; 4. Hewing to Tradition: Education Debates in the 1930s and 1940s; 5. Imperial Identities in Colonial Minds: The League of Coloured Peoples; 6. 'One United Family': The World at War; 7. Egalitarian Imperialism: The BBC and the West Indies 1920s-1940s; PART THREE: CONTINUITY WITHIN CHANGE: BRITISHNESS IN A NEW WORLD; Prelude; 8. 'A Bridge Between': The BBC's Colonial Service; 9. Modern Raleighs in a New Elizabethan Age; 10. Business as Usual: Caribbean Britishness in West Indian Schools; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index

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Titre: Bonds of Empire
Sous-titre: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization
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Code EAN: 9780199588558
ISBN: 978-0-19-958855-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 288
Poids: 588g
Taille: H238mm x B165mm x T24mm
Année: 2011

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