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Dane Kennedy

shared identity. That vision was summed up in the title of the travelogue he published upon his return, Greater Britain: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries during 1866 and 1867 . 1 “Greater Britain” would become the term of choice for a

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Introduction

When Was Brexit? Reading Backward to the Present

Antoinette Burton

structures from a vantage point (the 1870s) that seems unlikely only if we think of the 1970s as Brexit's takeoff point. Last, but certainly not least, is Dane Kennedy's treatment of that Victorian Brexit urtext: Charles Dilke's 1868 Greater Britain

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Marc Matera

of ‘Greater Britain’ in the late nineteenth century.” After the creation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, many of its strongest proponents—led by the High Commissioner for South Africa Alfred Milner and the British officials who made up his

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Stuart Ward

effort to restore the fraying allegiances of “Greater Britain,” Pocock's agenda was a far more intricate and highly ambivalent affair. Central to his purpose were the timing and the setting of the lecture—only four months after Britain's formal accession

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Porscha Fermanis

-Saxon solidarity or racial destiny that can be traced back to the late nineteenth century. Itself a speculative utopian project founded on the “racial pacification of the globe,” the version of “Greater Britain” or settler Anglo-unity propagated by White

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‘At the Mercy of the German Eagle’

Images of London in Dissolution in the Novels of William Le Queux

Antony Taylor

Atrocities: A Record of Shameless Deeds (London: Newnes, [1914]). 66 For images of London as a new Rome, see Duncan Bell, The Idea of Greater Britain: Empire and the Future of World Order, 1860–1900 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007), 207

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

Koditscheck, Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 3. See also Jennifer Pitts, “Political Theory of Empire and Imperialism: An Appendix,” Empire