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Introduction

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter opens with an overview of the nature of middle-class West Indian understandings of Britishness, and suggests the impact of Caribbean British identity on West Indian societies in the ... More


The Cultural Construction of the British World

Barry Crosbie and Mark Hampton (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book collects eleven original essays in the cultural history of the British Empire since the eighteenth century. It is geographically capacious, taking in the United Kingdom, India, West Africa, ... More


Conclusion

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter considers how West Indian understandings of Britishness, as well as the institutional and migratory pathways through which they were reinforced, may have influenced both ... More


Introduction: Locating the British World of Trade

David Thackeray

in Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Forging a British World of Trade explores the politics of culture, ethnicity, and market in the Empire-Commonwealth between the 1880s and 1970s, focusing on efforts to promote an economic system ... More


Parliament, Time, and the Transnational Parliamentary Modernity of the British World

Ryan A. Vieira

in Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter situates the emergence of a modern understanding of parliament within the context of, what historians call, the British World. It argues that a desire amongst British colonists to adopt ... More


Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Ryan A. Vieira

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a cultural and transnational history of modern procedural reform in the Westminster parliamentary system. The book centres on the nineteenth-century emergence of a desire to modernize ... More


Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

David Thackeray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Brexit is likely to lead to the largest shift in Britain’s economic orientation in living memory. Some have argued that leaving the EU will enable Britain to revive markets in Commonwealth countries ... More


Ordering Empire and Democracy, 1902–1921

Tobias Harper

in From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes: The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841180
eISBN:
9780191876714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841180.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the creation of new orders at the beginning of the twentieth century, which was the culmination of a prolonged period of “unprecedented honorific inventiveness” starting in the ... More


Painting New Eden in New England: Massachusetts Merchants, Milton, and Violent Refinement

Zara Anishanslin

in Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Robert Feke's portraits of wealthy Boston merchant Charles Apthorp (1698–1758), his wife Grizzell, and their oldest daughter. Feke's portraits of Charles and Grizzell speak to ... More


Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson, and Don MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1600, English emigration became one of Europe's most significant population movements. Yet compared to what has been written about the migration of Scots and Irish, relatively little energy has ... More


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