By Daniel Gorman
A paintings of political, highbrow and cultural background, the ebook re-incorporates the histories of the payment colonies into imperial historical past, and indicates the significance of comparative background in knowing the imperial endeavour. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars of imperialism, British political and highbrow background, and of many of the former dominions.
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