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British Empire, its divine mission.

Samuel John Frame

British Empire, its divine mission.

Compiled by S.J. Frame.

by Samuel John Frame

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Published in [Toronto?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imperial federation

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA18 F7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18208035M

    Explain the effects of the Stono Rebellion and the New York Conspiracy Trials. Describe the consumer revolution and its effect on the life of the colonial gentry and other settlers. Slavery formed a cornerstone of the British Empire in the eighteenth century. Every colony had slaves, from the southern rice plantations in Charles Town. A book with so ambitious a title as "The Rise and Fall of the British Empire" holds much promise for the reader. Visions of + page tomes come to mind. After all, there is a lot of time and history involved with so monumental a subject/5(90).

    A history of the British empire from its earliest swashbuckling days to the era of its maturity, when it buckled rather than swashed, by the biographer of Lawrence of Arabia (The Golden Warrior, , etc.). At its height at the time of WW I, the empire covered a quarter of the earth's land surface and had a population of million; now there are ``a few scarlet pinpricks on the globe.''. From the eighteenth century until the s, the British Empire was the largest and most far-flung political entity in the world, holding sway at one time over one fifth of the world's population. The territories forming this colossus ranged from tiny islands to vast segments of the world's major continental land masses, and included Australia, South Africa, India, and Canada.

    What on earth was the British Empire all about? It was a money racket, thought Orwell. No, it was an exercise in racial self-aggrandisement, said Edward Said. Part of a divine plan, thought James/Jan Morris, part of "that infinitely slow and spasmodic movement towards the unity of mankind" Teilhard de Chardin wrote about.   In the 19th century, Britain was the world's leading power, and its empire absorbed lawless men and lawless states, many of them Muslim. Eventually, it was assumed, Muslim and other societies would become very like those in the civilization of the West, and therefore equal and fit for independence.


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In The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, Lawrence James has written a comprehensive, perceptive, and insightful history of the British Empire. Spanning the years from to the present day, this critically acclaimed book combines Cited by: It was all a bit of a lark.

There they were, Archie and Agatha Christie, just trolling along, living their ordinary lives in their Battersea Park flat, with him working in London, her writing mystery novels at home, the two of them raising little Rosalind, poor as church mice, unable to afford any amusements, when, in lateArchie’s old schoolmaster Major Belcher popped into their.

The facts of the book are likely OK, but reported in a way that is often derogatory in tone. After two chapters, it becomes unreadable - to be left unread until another snowy day, when "The British Empire" serves to dispel boredom in favour of /5(45).

The 19th century was, to a large extent, the ‘British century’. Great Britain was the great world power and its institutions, beliefs and values had an immense impact on the world far beyond its formal empire.

Providence and Empire argues that knowledge of the religious thought of the time is crucial in understanding the British imperial story. The churches. I was attracted to The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset by Philippa Levine's name, whose Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire is among the most interesting and detailed books on a specific imperial issue I have read to date.

The initial introduction--promising an examination of the empire by region and ethnicity more /5. An Introduction to Its divine mission. book Wars - British Empire In his excellent book on Empire, 'Unfinished Empire' John Darwin begins his chapter on 'Resorting to War’ by referring to a War Office report of which stated that there had been fifteen wars between and The British 'Mission to Civilise' was a myth.

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book ideas from Western Europe, which began tentatively in the fifteenth century and gathered strength in the sixteenth as. A book entitled Ireland and the British Empire might well have been pub-lished any time between and Then the character of its author and the nature of its contents would have been entirely predictable.

Our likely author would have been a public man-of-letters of Protestant back. This is a meticulous and energetic synthesis that has the hallmarks of Levine's scholarship: narrative cogency, attention to gender and sexuality and broad geographical sweep. For those convinced that the British Empire was acquired in a 'fit of absence of mind', this is a carefully plotted and empirically grounded rejoinder.

Antoinette Burton, Catherine C. and Bruce A. The particular tradition of armed policing, first patented in Ireland in the s, became the established pattern until the empire's final collapse. For. The 19th century was, to a large extent, the ‘British century’.

Great Britain was the great world power and its institutions, beliefs and values had an immense impact on the world far beyond its formal empire. Providence and Empire argues that knowledge of the religious thought of the time is crucial in understanding the British imperial story.

The churches of the United Cited by:   Porter argues that the new British Protestant missionary bodies were actually influenced by a conscious reaction against the alliance with the state which had been so marked in the Spanish empire and had recently shown its limitations with the expulsion of the Jesuits in 27 27 Porter, Andrew, “Religion and Empire: British Expansion in Cited by: 5.

The 19th century was, to a large extent, the ‘British century’. Great Britain was the great world power and its institutions, beliefs and values had an immense impact on the world far beyond its formal empire.

Providence and Empire argues that knowledge of the religious thought of the time is crucial in understanding the British imperial story. The churches of the United Kingdom were Category: Books.

Inherent in colonialism was the idea of self-legitimation, the most powerful tool of which was the colonizer's claim to bring the fruits of progress and modernity to the subject people.

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