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The decline, revival, and fall of the British Empire [electronic resource] : the Ford lectures and other essays /
by John Gallagher ; edited by Anil Seal.
imprint
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
description
xxvii, 211 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0521246423
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
isbn
0521246423
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
The imperialism of free trade / with Ronald Robinson -- The partition of Africa / with Ronald Robinson -- The decline, revival, and fall of the British Empire -- Congress in decline : Bengal, 1930 to 1939.
general note
Consists of a lecture delivered by J. Gallagher in the series of Ford lectures in the University of Oxford in 1974 and reprints of 3 articles published between 1953-1973.
catalogue key
8359779
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Description for Bookstore
His pupil and colleague Anil Seal has edited for this volume a group of Professor Gallagher's major essays. The collection will be welcomed by all concerned with the history of empire throughout what Gallagher saw as its decline, its subsequent rise and its eventual administrative fall.
Description for Library
Jack Gallagher was a major influence on a generation of students of empire. His re-interpretation of the nature of British imperialism, most notably in Africa and the Victorians (written with Ronald Robinson) stimulated much debate. His pupil and colleague Anil Seal has edited for this volume a group of Professor Gallagher's major essays: the unpublished Ford Lectures on the British Empire, and related papers on Africa, India and imperialism. The collection will be welcomed by all concerned with the history of empire.
Main Description
Through his teaching in the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, Jack Gallagher was a major influence on a generation of students of empire. His re-interpretation of the nature of British imperialism, most notably in Africa and the Victorians (written with Ronald Robinson) stimulated much debate. His pupil and colleague Anil Seal has edited for this volume a group of Professor Gallagher's major essays: the unpublished Ford Lectures on the British Empire, and related papers on Africa, India and imperialism. The collection will be welcomed by all concerned with the history of empire throughout what Gallagher saw as its decline, its subsequent rise and its eventual administrative fall.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Preface
The imperialism of Free Trade with Ronald Robinson
The partition of Africa with Ronald Robinson
The decline, revival and fall of the British Empire
Congress in decline: Bengal, 1930 to 1939
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