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Crowns and colonies : European monarchies and overseas empires

Crowns and colonies : European monarchies and overseas empires

Author: Robert Aldrich; Cindy Maccreery
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2016
Series: Studies in imperialism
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Conference publication : English
Queen Victoria, who also bore the title of Empress of India, had a real and abiding interest in the British Empire, but other European monarchs also ruled over possessions 'beyond the seas'. This collection of original essays explores the connections between monarchy and colonialism, from the old regime empires down to the Commonwealth of today. With case studies drawn from Britain, France, the Netherlands, Germany
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Genre/Form: Konferenzschrift
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aldrich; Cindy Maccreery
ISBN: 9781526100887 1526100886
OCLC Number: 992473204
Notes: Papers based on a June 2014 conference.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xii, 336 Seiten) : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. European sovereigns and their empires 'beyond the seas' --
Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery --
2. The British royal family and the colonial empire from the Georgians to Prince George --
Miles Taylor --
3. Two Victorias? Prince Alfred, Queen Victoria and Melbourne, 1867-68 --
Cindy McCreery --
4. Kaiser Wilhelm II and the limits of the royal prerogative in German South-West Africa --
Matthew P. Fitzpatrick --
5. Orangists in a red empire: salutations from a Dutch queen's supporters in a British South Africa --
Susie Protschky --
6. Sultans and the House of Orange-Nassau: Indonesian perceptions of power relationships with the Dutch --
Jean Gelman Taylor --
7. The return of the throne: the repatriation of the Kandyan regalia to Ceylon --
Robert Aldrich --
8. Kingitanga and Crown: New Zealand's Maori King movement and its relationship with the British monarchy --
Vincent O'Malley --
9. The Maharani of Kutch and courtly life before and after Indian independence --
Jim Masselos --
10. Colonies, monarchy, empire and the French ancien régime --
François-Joseph Ruggiu --
11. Napoleon III and France's colonial expansion: national grandeur, territorial conquests and colonial embellishment, 1852-70 --
Emmanuelle Guenot --
12. The British, the Hashemites and monarchies in the Middle East --
Matthieu Rey --
13. An empire for a kingdom: monarchy and Fascism in the Italian colonies --
Alessandro Pes --
14. 'So brave Etruria grew': dividing the Crown in early colonial New South Wales, 1808-10 --
Bruce Baskerville --
15. A new monarchy for a new commonwealth? Monarchy and the consequences of republican India --
Harshan Kumarasingham --
16. Waiting to die? The British monarchy in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, 1991-2015 --
Mark McKenna --
Series Title: Studies in imperialism
Responsibility: edited by Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery.


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