The Resource Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain, edited by Wm. Roger Louis

Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain, edited by Wm. Roger Louis

Label
Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain
Title
Ultimate adventures with Britannia
Title remainder
personalities, politics and culture in Britain
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wm. Roger Louis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA566
LC item number
.U47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Louis, William Roger
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • English literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain, edited by Wm. Roger Louis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book consists of a representative selection of lectures given to the British Studies seminar at the University of Texas at Austin. Most of the present lectures were delivered in the years 2007-09"--P. [1]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Glasgow in the 1950s / Bernard Wasserstein -- Historiographical hazards of sixties Britain / Brian Harrison -- Against the permissive society : the backlash of the late 1960s / Dominic Sandbrook -- Trevor-Roper's Scotland / Roy Foster -- Chatham House and all that / Roger Morgan -- The study of international relations in historical perspective / Adam Roberts -- Balthazar Solvyns and eighteenth-century Calcutta / Robert L. Hardgrave, Jr. -- John Frederick Lewis and nineteenth-century Cairo / Caroline Williams -- Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes / Richard Jenkyns -- Eliot versus Hardy / Dan Jacobson -- Such, such was Eric Blair / Julian Barnes -- Drink and the old devil / Peter Green -- Elegy for an empire : Paul Scott's Raj quartet / Margaret MacMillan -- Churchill's Zionism / Geoffrey Wheatcroft -- Julian Amery : the ultimate imperial adventurer / Sue Onslow -- Colonial independence / David Cannadine -- The failure of the West Indies Federation / Jason Parker -- W.K. Hancock and the question of race / Saul Dubow -- Historians of the British Empire, plus 100 top hits of imperial history / John Darwin -- Gertrude Bell and the creation of Iraq / Shareen Brysac -- The aftermath of the 1958 revolution in Iraq / Roby Barrett -- Comparing British and American "empires" / A.G. Hopkins -- British studies at the University of Texas, 1975-2009
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 368 p., [8] p. of plates.
Isbn
9781848851535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • 3498335-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3498335
  • (Sirsi) o326552706
  • (OCoLC)326552706
Label
Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain, edited by Wm. Roger Louis
Publication
Note
"This book consists of a representative selection of lectures given to the British Studies seminar at the University of Texas at Austin. Most of the present lectures were delivered in the years 2007-09"--P. [1]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Glasgow in the 1950s / Bernard Wasserstein -- Historiographical hazards of sixties Britain / Brian Harrison -- Against the permissive society : the backlash of the late 1960s / Dominic Sandbrook -- Trevor-Roper's Scotland / Roy Foster -- Chatham House and all that / Roger Morgan -- The study of international relations in historical perspective / Adam Roberts -- Balthazar Solvyns and eighteenth-century Calcutta / Robert L. Hardgrave, Jr. -- John Frederick Lewis and nineteenth-century Cairo / Caroline Williams -- Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes / Richard Jenkyns -- Eliot versus Hardy / Dan Jacobson -- Such, such was Eric Blair / Julian Barnes -- Drink and the old devil / Peter Green -- Elegy for an empire : Paul Scott's Raj quartet / Margaret MacMillan -- Churchill's Zionism / Geoffrey Wheatcroft -- Julian Amery : the ultimate imperial adventurer / Sue Onslow -- Colonial independence / David Cannadine -- The failure of the West Indies Federation / Jason Parker -- W.K. Hancock and the question of race / Saul Dubow -- Historians of the British Empire, plus 100 top hits of imperial history / John Darwin -- Gertrude Bell and the creation of Iraq / Shareen Brysac -- The aftermath of the 1958 revolution in Iraq / Roby Barrett -- Comparing British and American "empires" / A.G. Hopkins -- British studies at the University of Texas, 1975-2009
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 368 p., [8] p. of plates.
Isbn
9781848851535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • 3498335-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3498335
  • (Sirsi) o326552706
  • (OCoLC)326552706

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