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Beyond sovereignty : Britain, empire, and transnationalism, c. 1880-1950

Author: Kevin Grant; Philippa Levine; Frank Trentmann
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond Sovereignty explores the central role of the British Empire in developing transnational ideas, institutions and social movements of increasing scope and influence in the eras of high imperialism and the two world wars. Chapters follow transnational dynamics and debates over sovereignty in the domains of sexuality, law, politics, culture and religion.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Grant; Philippa Levine; Frank Trentmann
ISBN: 9781403986436 1403986436
OCLC Number: 72799875
Description: viii, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sovereignty and sexuality / Philippa Levine --
After the nation-state / Frank Trentmann --
Towards an international human rights regime during the inter-war years / Barbara Metzger --
Human rights and sovereign abolitions of slavery, c. 1885-1956 / Kevin Grant --
Beyond sovereignty? / John Stuart --
Shadow nation / Faisal Devji --
Well selected body of men / Thomas R. Metcalf --
Valleys of fear / Robert Gregg --
Screening empire from itself / Madhavi Kale --
Persistence of privilege / Douglas M. Haymes.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Grant, Philippa Levine, and Frank Trentmann.
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