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Democracy and the British Empire

F. J. C. Hearnshaw

Democracy and the British Empire

by F. J. C. Hearnshaw

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Published by Constable and Company Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies.

    • Edition Notes

      Lectures delivered at the universities of Sheffield, Edinburgh and London. cf. Pref.

      Statementby F.J.C. Hearnshaw ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA18 .H3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 205, [1] p.
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6634020M
      LC Control Number21007280
      OCLC/WorldCa560579

        Moreover, the history of the empire shows us not only that there is nothing especially “British” about values such as tolerance, freedom, human rights or democracy . The British Empire A new take on the British Empire. and is co-editing a book to come out soon setting out a new vision for the right, with a title that amounts to the slapping down of a.

      British empire, including short and indirectly ruled British colonies. Furthermore, we show only an implausibly large amount of bias from unobserved covariates could explain away the estimated effect at independence. Finally, claims that omitted variables explain the finding have difficulty Democracy British British File Size: KB.   Apologists for empire like to claim that the British brought democracy, the rule of law and trains to India. Isn’t it a bit rich to oppress, torture and imprison a people for years, then.

      A democratic empire is a political state which conducts its internal affairs democratically (i.e. with respect for its citizens and their collective will) but externally its policies have a striking resemblance to imperial rule.. Democratic imperialism as such may in fact be a misnomer, as empires express themselves with aggression abroad and repression at home.   Historians of the British Empire are likely to challenge this, since by implication it diminishes the centrality of the English (and then British state), and the political elite at the Westminster.


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