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Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860-1911
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Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860-1911

Charles V. Reed

Abstract

Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects, and the Making of a British World, 1860-1911 examines the ritual space of nineteenth-century royal tours of empire and the diverse array of historical actors who participated in them. The book is a tale of royals who were ambivalent and bored partners in the project of empire; colonial administrators who used royal ceremonies to pursue a multiplicity of projects and interests or to imagine themselves as African chiefs or heirs to the Mughal emperors; local princes and chiefs who were bullied and bruised by the politics of the royal tour, even as some of them ... More

Keywords: Royalty, Queen Victoria, British Empire, royal tours, colonial rule, ornamentalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097010
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097010.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles V. Reed, author
Elizabeth City State University