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Nationalism, cosmopolitanism and empire in Britain's American expatriate community, c.1815–1914.

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This study examines the coalescence of American expatriate communities in Britain between 1815 and 1914. Blending transnational and post-colonial approaches to US history, this dissertation explores the nuanced roles of Americans in Britain as intermediaries in the consolidation of US independence, the formation of American nationalism, and the emergence of American empire.

Transatlantic economic and cultural connections converged in American communities in Britain. The American co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:f516d40c-bc6a-4405-a946-6b9d09a77546
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ora:7199

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