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The Dream of Greater Britain

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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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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Postimperial Melancholia and Brexit

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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Machiavellian Moments and the Exigencies of Leaving

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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Brexit, Erewhon, and Utopia

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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Stephanie Sipei Lu, Aayushi Gupta, Linnea Wallen, Jesmael Mataga, Jason Gibson, Peter Brunt, Una Dubbelt-Leitch, Liam Holmes, Yimamu Dilinuer, and Jayne Warwick

actual content of the piece (the history of the Pacific Island of Niue, its people, and its place within the greater British Empire during WWI) is spellbinding, the methods Pointer implements and writes about are what makes this chapter both a standout in

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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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Reinterpreting the Historical Memory of the Black Peril in South Africa

Mandisi Majavu

: Brill, 245 – 275 . Middleton , A. 2021 . ‘ Robert Montgomery Martin and the Origins of “Greater Britain” ’, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 49 (5): 833–865. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2021.1892376 . Mills , C. W. 2015

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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