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Imperial Ideology and the Uses of Rome in Discourses on Britain's Indian Empire

Rama Sundari Mantena

in Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199584727
eISBN:
9780191595301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584727.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the uses of classical scholarship in the conceptualization of Britain's Indian empire (1780–1890), as well as the influence of Britain's experiences in India for guiding and ... More


Ethnic populism

Bill Schwarz

in Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the popular memory of ‘overseas’ for English people and suggests that evokes the history of the so-called white colonies which came into being in the late 19th century. It ... More


The Classics and Colonial India

Phiroze Vasunia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203239
eISBN:
9780191746598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203239.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greeks and Romans, Indians and Britons, all come together in the exploration of a fascinating and under-explored phenomenon. Written by a leading authority in the subject, this book provides a lively ... More


“The Great Milepost and Turning Point”

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

In the summer of 1890, Anna Boynton Thompson made one of her regular summer pilgrimages abroad to study and took Mary P. Follett along. When Thompson returned to America at the end of the summer, ... More


Signatures of the Carboniferous The Literary Forms of Coal

Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer

in Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282128
eISBN:
9780823286034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay revises existing accounts of the Victorian novel by locating it within the coal-powered energy system that increasingly made it possible. Revisiting our most familiar accounts of ... More


Sanderson, Arnold, McIntire, and Warner at Chancellorsville

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Sam McIntire’s battery opens the battle on the Plank Road east of Chancellorsville on May 1, 1863. On the second day, James Sanderson’s battery is the first to form the gun line at Fairview and helps ... More


John Robert Seeley and the Political Theology of Empire

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on John Robert Seeley (1834–95), the most prominent imperial thinker in late nineteenth-century Britain. It dissects Seeley's understanding of theology and religion, probes his ... More


Providence, Progress, and the Incarnation

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter deals with the underlying beliefs about divine providence, time, and change which underpinned Anglican historiography. God’s providence was viewed as a gradual, subtle agency which ... More


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