By Cecilia Morgan
The effect of empires and the lingering presence of colonialism remain significant preoccupations for students within the twenty-first century. This concise textual content explores the unfold of settler colonies in the British Empire over the process the 19th century, particularly these in New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and Australia.
In Building larger Britains?, Cecilia Morgan examines how imperial powers reshaped the lives and landscapes of hundreds of thousands via colonial relationships with Indigenous peoples, and the strategies of migration and payment that facilitated the British Empire’s international enlargement. id and tradition in geographically different settler societies are in comparison, highlighting shared histories and the nuances that differentiated them. Morgan encourages readers to contemplate settler societies from a number of views, together with these of the colonists themselves. 8 maps and 8 illustrations increase the textual content, besides a bibliography and index.
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Building Better Britains?: Settler Societies in the British World, 1783-1920 (International Themes and Issues) by Cecilia Morgan