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The Royal Dockyard worker in Edwardian England: culture, leisure and empire

@inproceedings{Bassett2014TheRD,
  title={The Royal Dockyard worker in Edwardian England: culture, leisure and empire},
  author={M. Bassett},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. Bassett
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • This thesis is a detailed study of the influence of imperialism on the English working-class male during the period of ‘high imperialism’. Recent debate on the impact of imperialism on the British working class has split academics between those who argue in favour of an imperial dominant ideology and those who question its impact. The thesis will address this disparity and make an original contribution to the historiography of British imperialism by examining discourses of ‘top down… CONTINUE READING
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