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Africa and the Victorians

Robinson, Ronald Edward

Africa and the Victorians

the official mind of imperialism

by Robinson, Ronald Edward

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Colonization -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Ronald Robinson and John Gallagher, with Alice Denny.
    ContributionsGallagher, John.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 491 p. :
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19185765M

    The late-Victorians seem to have been no keener to rule and develop Africa than their fathers. The businessman saw no greater future there, except in the south; the politician was as reluctant to expand and administer a tropical African empire as the mid-Victorians had been; and plainly Parliament was no more eager to pay for it. Buy Africa and the Victorians by Ronald Robinson, John Gallagher online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    G. SHEPPERSON. that, a year before Africa and the Victorians appeared, an admirer of the Robinson-Gallagher thesis on the imperialism of free trade published an article (x) in which, by his own application of the logic of the celebrated article, he drew similar conclusions to those which are presented in this by: Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (). An under-appreciated Brontë novel, this book was Anne’s second (and last) book, and was disowned by her own sister, Charlotte, who thought it had been a mistake to publish tried to address the problems of marital law and domestic abuse in the nineteenth century, through the abusive marriage between Arthur Huntingdon .

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Africa and the Victorians: The Official Mind of ImperialismAuthor: R. Robinson. In Africa and the Victorians, Robinson and Gallagher sought to provide a new answer, one that firmly refuted the traditional diagnoses of both the economic historians and the popular imagination.

The authors (with the aid of Alice Denny) sought evidence from the records of late-Victorian cabinets and consuls. THE VICTORIANS AND AFRICA A Tale of Shame, which appeared in Iquickly went through three editions.6 Alfred Milner's England in Egypt, first published in December I, reappeared in its fifth edition in April I As early as I, A.

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"It had got filled since my boyhood with rivers and lakes and names. It had become a place of darkness."'. Tell others about this book. About Africa and the Victorians. Imperialism in the eyes of the world is still Europe's original sin, even though the empires themselves have long since disappeared.

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But the true significance of the book is to expand the highly influential theory of British expansion that the authors originally articulated in "The Imperialism of Free Trade," an article which first appeared in the 5/5.

If you only ever read one book on the Victorians, this is the one to read. Wilson doesn't invent anything new; the categories are familiar.

We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, /5. Andrew Norman Wilson wrote a book Eminent Victorians and so did Lytton Strachey, but in the early s, thereby confirming Strachey as an Eminent Victorian himself.

However Wilson’s prose makes for /5(4). This article offers a reassessment of Britain's decision to occupy Egypt in Research published sinceit is suggested, does not support the view put forward by Robinson and Gallagher in their celebrated book, Africa and the Victorians, that Britain intervened reluctantly to safeguard the Suez Canal in response to disorder in Egypt, or that Cited by: Africa and the Victorians: The Official Mind of the Imperialism Ronald Robinson, John Gallagher Snippet view - Africa and the Victorians: the climax of.

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