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The Oxford History of the British Empire
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Part One1: Andrew Porter: Introduction: Britain and the Empire in the Nineteenth Century 2: P. J. Cain: Economics and Empire: The Metropolitan Context 3: B. R. Tomlinson: Economics and Empire: The Periphery and the Imperial Economy 4: Marjory Harper: British Migration and the Peopling of the Empire 5: David Northrup: Migration from Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific 6: Martin Lynn: British Policy, Trade, and Informal Empire in the Mid-Nineteenth Century 7: Alan Knight: Britain and Latin America 8: Jurgen Oesterhammel: Britain and China 1842-1914 9: Peter Burroughs: Imperial Institutions and the Government of Empire 10: Andrew Porter: Trusteeship, Anti-Slavery and Humanitarianism 11: Andrew Porter: Religion, Missionary Enthusiasm, and Empire 12: Robert V. Kubicek: British Expansion, Empire, and Technological Change 13: John M. MacKenzie: Empire and Metropolitan Cultures 14: Robert A. Stafford: Scientific Exploration and Empire 15: Peter Burroughs: Defence and Imperial Disunity 16: E. H. H. Green: The Political Economy of Empire, 1880-1914 Part Two17: A. J. Stockwell: British Expansion and Rule in South-East Asia 18: D. A. Washbrook: India 1818-1860: The Two Faces of Colonialism 19: Robin J. Moore: Imperial India, 1858-1914 20: Susan Bayly: The Evolution of Colonial Cultures:Nineteenth-Century Asia 21: Gad Heuman: The British West Indies 22: David Fitzpatrick: Ireland and the Empire 23: Ged Martin: Canada from 1815 24: Donald Denoon with Marivic Wyndham: Australia and the Western Pacific 25: Raewyn Dalziel: Southern Islands: New Zealand and Polynesia 26: Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith: Southern Africa, 1795-1910 27: olin Newbury: Great Britain and the Partition of Africa, 1870-1914 28: Afaf al Sayyid-Marsot: The British Occupation of Egypt from 1882 29: T. C. McCaskie: Cultural Encounters: Britain and Africa in the Nineteenth Century 30: Avner Offer: Prosperity and Security, 1870-1914

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Andrew Porter is Rhodes Professor of Imperial History at the University of London.

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`Oxford University Press has recently published a wide variety of historical titles in paperback. Pride of place must go to the five volume Oxford History of the British Empire written under the general editorship of Professor William Roger Lewis and published in hardback in 1998. The five volumes, describe the history and effect of the Empire on world history. The scholars who contributed and the volumes' individual editors all deserve high praise for thie massive undertaking.' Contemporary Review `Stafford's chapter provides an excellent overview of the Royal Geographical Society's activities in Africa, North America and Australasia ... Excellent maps provide summaries for Africa and Australia that would be very useful for undergraduate teaching.' LR, Historical Records of Australian Science, Vol.13, No.2. `these volumes and the series of which they are part represent a very useful resource and an important synthesis of much postwar imperial history.' Miles Ogborn, Journal of Historical Geography, 26, 3. `Review from previous edition these volumes and the series of which they are part represent a very useful resource and an important synthesis of much postwar imperial history.' Miles Ogborn, Journal of Historical Geography, 26, 3.

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