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(Re)presenting empire

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the recent historical and geographical literature on empire and colonialism. It argues that the historical literature has remained largely immune to the idea that different ... More


The First British Empire

P. J. Marshall

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/9780198205661.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

By 1929, the tradition that British Imperial history could be divided into phases, with an ‘old’ or ‘first’ Empire separate from what was to follow, was long established. It was a tradition that went ... More


Introduction: Architecture, Urbanism, and British Imperial Studies

G. A. Bremner

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction provides an overview of past and current trends in scholarship on the history of British imperial and colonial architecture and urban planning. Its focus concerns mainly the ... More


British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Stephen Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Until relatively recently, the linkage between British Imperial History and the History of Early America was taken for granted. This is no longer the case. Instead, Early American historiography has ... More


Old Visions and New Opportunities: Britain and the Spanish Empire at the End of the Seven Years' War

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Henry Ellis, who has made occasional appearances in earlier chapters of this book. Like Arthur Dobbs, Ellis was one of those second-tier figures of eighteenth-century British ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter introduces the aims and scope of the book. Reaching back to the beginning of the British occupation of the Antipodes, it investigates how an unfolding narrative of Australian engagement ... More


Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Benjamin Mountford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Towards the end of the nineteenth century the British Empire was confronted by two great Chinese questions. The first of these questions (often known as the ‘Far Eastern question’ to contemporaries) ... More


Conclusion

Cees Heere

in Empire Ascendant: The British World, Race, and the Rise of Japan, 1894-1914

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198837398
eISBN:
9780191874079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837398.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion reflects on how questions of race and empire came to occupy a central place in Anglo-Japanese relations during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Reviewing some of the ... More


Conclusion: Chinese Questions

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter concludes Britain, China, and Colonial Australia. It reflects on how (by the turn of the twentieth century) colonial Australia had developed into an important point of contact between ... More


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