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The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Andrew Porter (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The Oxford History of the British Empire is an assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. Volume III covers the long ... More


The Second British Empire

C. A. Bayly

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The historiography of the second British Empire of the period 1783–1860 was already in vigorous debate at the very time when that the Empire was being established. From the American Revolution ... More


British Expansion and Rule in South-East Asia

A. J. Stockwell

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

British expansion in South-East Asia was shaped by the well-being of India, opportunities in China, and international, particularly Anglo-French, rivalry. From the late eighteenth century, British ... More


World-Wide War and British Expansion, 1793–1815

Michael Duffy

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a description on the great conflict with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France. Britain’s long wars against Revolutionary France and against Napoleon (1793–1802, 1803–14, 1815) ... More


The British Empire in Tropical Africa: A Review of the Literature to the 1960s

A. D. Roberts

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0030
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

It was only in the 1890s, when the Scramble was in its last stages, that a literature on the British past in tropical Africa began to emerge. For most of the 19th century, British tropical Africa ... More


The British West Indies in the Age of Abolition, 1748–1815

J. R. Ward

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The years from 1748 to 1815 constitute a new phase of British expansion in the Caribbean, when the region was a main focus of national strategic effort. During this period, the West Indies achieved ... More


Scientific Exploration and Empire

Robert A. Stafford

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Throughout the nineteenth century, Britain sustained a programme of scientific exploration linked directly with her Imperial and trading interests. It played an important role both in shaping and ... More


Science, Medicine, and the British Empire

Richard Drayton

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Science and medicine played a part in British expansion from the age of Ralegh to that of Curzon and Nehru. But the critical history of this involvement is just about thirty years old. The terms of ... More


Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

P. J. Cain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The year 2002 saw the centenary of J. A. Hobson's critique of British imperial expansion, Imperialism: A Study. This book marked the occasion by evaluating Hobson's writings on Imperialism from his ... More


East Africa: Metropolitan Action and Local Initiative

Charles Ambler

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0032
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The historiography of British East Africa began, in the last years of the 19th century, in the attempts of participants and observers to describe, explain, justify, or condemn the actions of British ... More


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