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An Imperial War and the British Working Class

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An Imperial War and the British Working Class

Working-Class Attitudes and Reactions to the Boer War, 1899-1902

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9861525M
    ISBN 100415412927
    ISBN 109780415412926

      The expense of World War One destroyed British global pre-eminence. represent the views of the working class. centre of her imperial trade. It took World War . Books shelved as social-class: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Great Expectati Missing: Imperial War.

      It read like a checklist of working-class struggle in the 20th century. Hunger marches, mass trespasses, the Battle of Cable Street, travelling to Spain to fight against the fascists in the. As such, An Imperial World at War makes an important contribution to the historiography relating to the British Empire and its wartime experience. It argues that the war needs to be viewed in imperial terms, that the role of forces drawn from the Empire is poorly understood and that the war's impact on colonial societies is barely grasped at.

    Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.. At the start of the Second World War in , the United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats. Egypt Under Empire, Part 1: Working Class Resistance and European Imperial Ambitions Britain decided that Egypt was now a 'protectorate,' and over the course of the war (), the British "oversaw a policy of clamping down on all political activities, interning nationalists, surveilling or deporting foreign anarchists and closing down.


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The Failure of Radicalism | An Imperial War and the British Working Class | Taylor & Francis Group. monograph. A T its simplest level the argument for working-class support of imperialism finds evidence in the lack of mass opposition to the Boer War.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Ashley Jackson is Professor of Imperial and Military History at King’s College London and a Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College specializes in the history of the British Empire, particularly during times of war.

Yasmin Khan is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Oxford, based in the Department for Continuing Education. Her work focuses on British India. Abstract. FROM the very earliest stages of the Second World War observers were sure that British class distinctions were being broken down.

Vivienne Hall was a middle-class spinster in her early thirties, who lived at home with her mother in Putney in South West London, and worked as a shorthand-typist for the Northern Assurance Company in the : A.

Marwick. Equally there was a striking contrast between Britain and Germany in World War I as the British stranglehold over sea-borne trade gradually brought the German economy to its knees. 1 Since Britain was not invaded and came out on the victorious side, it would seem likely that her domestic population suffered much less during World War I than Cited by: 3.

An imperial war and the British working class: working-class attitudes and reactions to the Boer War, Ashley Jackson is Professor of Imperial and Military History at King’s College London and a Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College specializes in the history of the British Empire, particularly during times of war.

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Strikes, mutinies and other popular actions turned on what form the postwar world should take: equality for colonized people might imply colonial conditions of labour and life for the metropolitan working class.

The book hints at this in observing that the war had altered `the balance of social and employment prospects of black and white people. Many of the region’s companies converted to produce munitions for the war effort. Local working class women already doing industrial jobs in the North-West were joined by other women learning new skills.

These photographs show the incredible range of essential products made by women in the North-West during the war. IWM historian Terry Charman takes us on a tour of the s house. The house is a reproduction of the home in which the Hymers family lived during the making of the Channel 4 series s House ().

The replica house was on display at IWM London until Find in a Library Find An Imperial War and the British Working Class near you.

I recently purchased this author's latest book: `The Imperial War Museum Book of Year of Victory' and was prompted to do so because I enjoyed his book on the Somme.

I first read this book when it was released in hardback some years ago and I am somewhat /5(6). The Road to Wigan Pier - Orwell's examinations of the conditions for the working class in the north of England prior to World War Two and how he became a socialist.

Keep the aspidistra flying - Not wanting to be concerned with money or a safe life typified by a house with an aspidistra plant, a copywriter quits his job to become an artist. Working-class dignity characterises my selection of 10 books, both fiction and non-fiction.

I’m a historian of the 19th and 20th centuries, and my choice reflects this. We should all have our.Imperial Wars. Although North America was peripheral to Western European rivalries in trade, revenue, and power, imperial wars strongly shaped modern North American history. Conflicts between Europeans and Indian communities were also imperial, but conflicts between European settlements and between European forces in America extended European military competition more g: Working Class.