BREAKING BRITANNIA'S BOUNDS? LAW, SETTLERS, AND SPACE IN BRITAIN'S IMPERIAL HISTORIOGRAPHY*

@article{Laidlaw2012BREAKINGBB,
  title={BREAKING BRITANNIA'S BOUNDS? LAW, SETTLERS, AND SPACE IN BRITAIN'S IMPERIAL HISTORIOGRAPHY*},
  author={Z. Laidlaw},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={55},
  pages={807 - 830}
}
  • Z. Laidlaw
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT Historians of the British empire recast their understanding of relations between the metropole and its peripheries in the late twentieth century, notably through the work of the ‘British world’ network and the ‘new imperial historians’. The former emphasized the material, emotional, and financial links between British colonizers across the imperial diaspora; the latter focused on the empire's impact on Britain, particularly in terms of ‘everyday’ experience. This article critically… Expand
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