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Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Daniel I. O`Neill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287822
eISBN:
9780520962866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287822.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Edmund Burke, long considered modern conservatism's founding father, is also widely believed to be an opponent of empire. However, this book turns that latter belief on its head. It shows that Burke ... More


Conservative women and democracy: defending Cold War Canada

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter looks at Cold War Canada, including the often-ignored gendering of democracy, and considers the effects of the perceived Communist threat on Canadian identity. It argues that the IODE's ... More


The intimate connexion

John Marriott

in The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060182
eISBN:
9781781700341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060182.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the general crisis in the production of knowledge about India, which rose about from the forged homologies with London, by British observers during the nineteenth century. ... More


Introduction: Edmund Burke’s Conservative Logic of Empire

Daniel I. O’Neill

in Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287822
eISBN:
9780520962866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287822.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book argues that Edmund Burke was a consistently conservative political thinker who ardently defended the British Empire in the eighteenth century. It explains how Burke's conservatism laid the ... More


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