More Adventures with Britannia Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain : Personalities, Politics, and Culture in Britain

More Adventures with Britannia Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain : Personalities, Politics, and Culture in Britain

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 388 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780292747081
  • DDC分類 941.082

基本説明

Collecting the interpretations of outstanding writers on the literature and history of modern Britain, it deals with a rich variety of themes, taking the reader on a highly engaging excursion through British life and intellectual biography.

Table of Contents

        List of Authors                            vii
Introduction 1 (12)
Wm. Roger Louis
The Significance of the Frontier in British 13 (18)
History
Linda Colley
The British Revolution in America 31 (14)
Jack P. Greene
Queen Victoria's Other Island 45 (22)
Walter L. Arnstein
Was It Possible to Be a Good Catholic, a Good 67 (16)
Englishman, and a Good Historian?
Reba Soffer
Henry James: The Victorian Scene 83 (16)
R. W. B. Lewis
In Praise of Kipling 99 (16)
Thomas Pinney
Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth 115(18)
Press
S. P. Rosenbaum
Beyond Gossip: D. H. Lawrence's Writing Life 133(18)
Mark Kinkead-Weekes
Orwell and the Business of Biography 151(18)
Bernard Crick
Nineteen Eighty-Four Ten Years Later 169(16)
Peter Stansky
Mountbatten Revisited 185(18)
Philip Ziegler
Myths about the Approach to Indian 203(18)
Independence
John Grigg
``A Victorian Tory'': Churchill, the 221(20)
Americans, and Self Determination
Warren F. Kimball
``That Will Depend on Who Writes the 241(14)
History'': Winston Churchill as His Own
Historian
John Ramsden
British Historians and the Debate over the 255(10)
``Postwar Consensus''
Paul Addison
Our Age Revisited 265(16)
Noel Annan
The Rise and Fall of Party Government in 281(22)
Britain and the United States, 1945--1996
Samuel H. Beer
Who Ran the British Empire? 303(16)
John W. Cell
From Africa to Empire 319(14)
Antony Hopkins
British and North American University Presses 333(12)
Joanna Hitchcock
British Studies at The University of Texas, 345
1975--1998