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The Victorian empire and Britain's maritime world, 1837-1901 : the sea and global history / edited by Miles Taylor, Director, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK
Bib ID 6386841
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 
ix, 195 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 0230303889
9780230303881
Full contents
  • Introduction / Miles Taylor
  • "Now is come a darker day": Britain, Venice and the meaning of sea power / Andrew Lambert
  • After emancipation: slavery, freedom and the Victorian empire / John Oldfield
  • Cultural, intellectual and religious networks: Britain's maritime exchanges in the 19th and 20th centuries / John Mackenzie
  • "We never make mistakes": the empire of the Pacific Steam Navigation Company / Crosbie Smith
  • Crossing the seas: problems and possibilities for Queen Victoria's Indian subjects / Judith Brown
  • Three weeks' post apart: British children travel the empire / Liz Buettner
  • Insularity and empire / Jan Rüger
  • The Victorian empire in its global context / Jeremy Black.
 
Notes

This volume is derived from a series of lectures sponsored by the National Maritime Museum and held at the Institute of Historical Research.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 19th century.  |  Imperialism.  |  Sea-power -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.  |  Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.  |  Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Other authors/contributors Taylor, Miles, editor

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