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Irish Conference of Historians (28th : 2007 : Queen's University of Belfast)
The British Empire and its contested pasts / editors, Robert J. Blyth and Keith Jeffery.
Dublin ; Irish Academic Press, 2009.
Portland, OR : Irish Academic Press, 2009.
Physical Description:
xvii, 286 p. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
DA566.4 .I7 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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"Versions of the essays in this volume were all presented at the 28th Irish Conference of Historians, held at Queen's University Belfast between 18 and 20 May 2007"--P. xv.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- History -- Congresses.
Imperialism -- History -- Congresses.
Blyth, Robert J., 1971-
Jeffery, Keith.

  • On sources and authenticity: British imperial expansion and the writing of Asian histories, c. 1760-1830 / Michael Dodson
  • 'What did you do in the war, Professor?' Imperial history and propaganda, 1939-45 / Simon J. Potter
  • Exploration, science and cross-cultural intimacy / Dane Kennedy
  • Born preachers? New Christians and the Qua Iboe mission, 1887-1920 / Elaine Doyle
  • The natural history of society: the Orientalism of William Cooke Taylor / Patrick Maume
  • Empire, identity and barbarians: the British and China, 1750-1840 / Ulrike Hillemann
  • 'L'enfant terrible of the ICS': C.J. O'Donnell and the British administration of Bengal, 1872-82 / Barry Crosbie
  • 'The land of gold and silver': Indian students and their perceptions of Britain, 1907-39 / Sumita Mukherjee
  • Enoch Powell against empire: the 'New Commonwealth', the Kenyan Asian crisis and the burdens of the past / Milla Schofield
  • 'The most outrageous set of people that ever lived': desertion, identity and Irish seamen of the Royal Navy in North America, 1745-1815 / Martin Hubley
  • 'The white god of the Hindus': John Nicholson as a British and Irish imperial hero / Michael Silvestri
  • French Canadians and the Irish question, 1900-21 / Simon Jolivet
  • Patrick Pearse and Ireland's position in the empire / Joost Augusteijn
  • Piet on peat: the Irish romance of Afrikaner anti-imperialism / Bill Nasson.