Race and Imperial Defence in the British World, 1870–1914 by John C. Mitcham PDF

By John C. Mitcham

the 1st finished account of the cultural and racial origins of the imperial protection partnership among Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Drawing on study from each nook of the globe, John C. Mitcham merges experiences of international relations, protection procedure, and politics with a much broader research of society and pop culture, and in doing so, poses very important questions about race, British identification, and the assumption of empire. The publication examines diversified matters comparable to the South African struggle, the Anglo-German naval hands race, Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, and the delivery of the Boy Scout flow, and positions them in the higher phenomenon of British race patriotism that permeated the fin de siècle. most significantly, Mitcham demonstrates how this shared proposal of 'Britishness' progressively resulted in nearer relatives among the self-governing states of the empire, and eventually ended in a remarkably unified attempt throughout the First international War.

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