Readership: Scholars and students of political thought and history, particularly the history of empire.
Edited by Duncan Kelly, Lecturer in Political Theory, Department of Politics, University of Cambridge
"Lineages of Empire makes a compelling contribution, not only to British history, but also to our understanding of the complicated intellectual inheritances of European and U.S. Imperialism more generally." - Sarah Irving, Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture.
"[a] stimulating and worthwhile volume" - Andrew Sartori, English Historical Review
Duncan Kelly: Introduction
Part One: Genealogies of Empire
James Tully: Lineages of Informal Imperialism
Uday Mehta: The Social Question and the Problem of History after Empire
Part Two: Historical Debates
Richard Whatmore: 'Neither Masters nor Slaves': Small States and Empires in the Long Eighteenth Century
Phiroze Vasunia: Virgil and the British Empire, 1760-1880
Iain Hampsher-Monk: Edmund Burke and Empire
Robert Travers: British India as a Problem in Political Economy: Comparing James Steuart and Adam Smith
Karen O'Brien: Colonial Emigration, Public Policy and Tory Romanticism, 1783-1830
Doug Lorimer: From Natural Science to Social Science: Race and the Language of Race-Relations in Late Victorian and Edwardian Discourse
Jeannne Morefield: Harold Laski on the Habits of Imperialism