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Englishness and empire : 1939-1965

Author: Wendy Webster
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Was the British empire given away in a fit of collective indifference? This work looks at connections between stories of empire told in the media - the Second World War, the Coronation and Everest,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Webster
ISBN: 0199258600 9780199258604 9780199226641 0199226644
OCLC Number: 873683712
Awards: Winner of Winner of the International Association for Media and History Prize.
Description: VIII, 253 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; The People's Empire and the People's War ; The Post-War People's Empire ; Coronation Britain ; Colonial Wars ; Immigration ; Elegies for Empire: The Romance of Manliness ; Epilogue ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Wendy Webster.

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