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Classics and imperialism in the British Empire / edited by Mark Bradley
Alternate Title Classics & imperialism in the British Empire
New York : Oxford University Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  PR711 .C52 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Classicism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Classicism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Imperialism -- History -- 18th century
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century
Subject Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xxiii, 335 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: approaches to classics and imperialism / Mark Bradley -- Imperial encounters: discourses on empire and the uses of ancient history during the eighteenth century / Kostas Vlassopoulos -- Imperial ideology and the uses of Rome in discourses on Britain's Indian empire / Rama Sundari Mantena -- 'The mirror-shield of knowledge': clasicizing the West Indies / Margaret Williamson -- 'The ablest race': the ancient Greeks in Victorian racial theory / Debbie Challis -- Tacitus' Agricola and the conquest of Britain: representations of empire in Victorian and Edwardian England / Mark Bradley -- Imperialist fragmentation and the discovery of Bacchylides / David Fearn -- Edward Gibbon and Francis Haverfield: the traditions of imperial decline / Adam Rogers and Richard Hingley -- Classics, race, and Edwardian anxieties about empire / Emma Reisz -- Visions of modernity in revisions of the past: Altaf Hussain Hali and the 'Legacy of the Greeks' / Abhishek Kaicker -- Translatio imperii: America as the new Rome c.1900 / Margaret Malamud -- Envoi / Phiroze Vasunia
Series Classical presences
Alternate Author Bradley, Mark, Dr

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