Britain and Its Empire in the Shadow of Rome

Britain and Its Empire in the Shadow of Rome

The Reception of Rome in Socio-political Debate From the 1850s to the 1920s

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Drawing on new primary source evidence, this volume evaluates ancient Rome?s influence on an English intellectual tradition from the 1850s to the 1920s as politicians, scientists, economists and social reformers addressed three fundamental debates of the period - Empire, Nation, and City. These debates emerged as a result of political, economic and social change both in the Empire and Britain, and coalesced around issues of degeneracy, morality, and community. As ideas of political freedom were subsumed by ideas of civilization, best preserved by technocratic governance, the political and hist.
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
ISBN: 9781441177780
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 263 pages)


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