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Armed Nationalism

J. E. Cookson

in The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Linda Colley sees the wars against the French republic and Napoleon Bonaparte as a key experience in the ‘forging’ of a British nation. The wars as a ... More


Scottish Élites and the Indian Empire, 1700–1815

T. M. Devine

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the ambitions of Scottish élites in India. The fears of English contemporaries about a growing Scottish presence in the East India Company (EIC) and the royal forces in India ... More


Empire, 1689–1763

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains Protestantism as one of the most important features of British imperialism. Throughout the reigns of the last Stuart monarchs, colonists were drawn increasingly into the nexus ... More


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