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Captives

Author: Linda Colley
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Re-examines the history of the British empire from the perspective of those held captive, exploring the dynamics between invader and invaded, the character of cross-cultural conflicts, and the meaning of empire.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colley, Linda.
Captives.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)647027124
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Colley
ISBN: 0375421521 9780375421525
OCLC Number: 50022989
Description: xvii, 438 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Small is vulnerable, small is aggressive ; People and stories matter ; Re-appraising empire --
Mediterranean : captives and constraints. Tangier ; The crescent and the sea ; Telling the tale ; Confronting Islam --
America : captives and embarrassments. Different Americans, different Britons ; War and a new world ; Revolutions --
India : captives and conquest. Another passage to India ; The tiger and the sword ; Captives in uniform ; To Afghanistan and beyond.
Responsibility: Linda Colley.
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Re-examines the history of the British empire from the perspective of those held captive, exploring the dynamics between invader and invaded, the character of cross-cultural conflicts, and the meaning of empire.

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