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Illustrating empire: a visual history of British imperialism

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Illustrating Empire tells the history of the British Empire through the ephemeral images used to promote, record, and celebrate its development. The narrative is told through more than 200 striking and original images accompanied by illuminating story captions which unlock the history and meaning behind the illustrations. Following a general introduction which provides an overarching discussion of Empire and its many facets, the book is structured around eight major themes associated with the...

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Published
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King's College London
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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The Bodleian Libraries
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Bodleian Library Publishing Publisher's website
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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uuid:ac0b2239-7b38-4a8e-a3c5-b62b828c04d8
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ora:5643
ISBN:
978-1-85124-334-1

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