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By Geraint Thomas,Laura Beers

ISBN-10: 1905165587

ISBN-13: 9781905165582

After WWI, Britain confronted a couple of demanding situations because it sought to evolve to household stipulations of mass democracy when keeping its place within the empire within the face of nationwide independence activities. As politicians at domestic and in a foreign country sought to legitimise their place, new efforts have been made to conceptualise nationality and citizenship, with makes an attempt to have interaction the general public utilizing mass media and larger emphasis on governing within the public interest.

Brave New global reappraises the family and imperial background of england within the interwar interval, investigating how ‘nation construction’ used to be given renewed impetus through the upheavals of WWI. The essays during this assortment handle how new applied sciences and methods to governance have been used to forge new nationwide identities either at domestic and within the empire, overlaying quite a lot of concerns from the illustration of empire on movie to the convergence of politics and ‘star culture’.

The publication is a useful source for students of British social, political and imperial historical past, in addition to being of curiosity to the overall reader.

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