The trouble with empire: challenges to modern British imperialism/ Antoinette Burton.Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2015Description: xiv, 320 pISBN: 9780199936601 (hardcover : alk. paper)Other title: Challenges to modern British imperialismSubject(s): Great Britain-Colonies-History | Imperialism-History-19th century | Imperialism-History-20th century | Anti-imperialist movements-Great Britain-History-19th century | Anti-imperialist movements-Great Britain-History-20th centuryDDC classification: 325.320 941 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index.
Introduction : The troubled ground of empire -- Subject to setback : Pax Britannica and the question of military victory -- Subject to interruption : Economic protest and the limits of imperial order -- Subject to insurgency : Enemies of empire and the challenge to governability -- Epilogue: Toward a minority history of British imperialism.