Empire and the english character
the illusion of authority
- ISBN: 9781845117009
- Editorial: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
- Fecha de la edición: 2009
- Lugar de la edición: New York. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Medidas: 22 cm
- Nº Pág.: 338
- Idiomas: Inglés
Kathryn Tidrick's highly acclaimed book explores the origins of the ideal of British imperial rule and the effect it had on the character of the English ruling classes. From the Lawrence brothers of the Punjab, Rajah James Brooke of Sarawak and Mountbatten to Frederick Courtenay Selous, Elspeth Huxley and Cecil Rhodes, Tidrick illuminates some of the extraordinary lives and actions of the people that formed and governed the British Empire, from India to Africa and beyond. Biography: Kathryn Tidrick is the author of Heart-Beguiling Araby: The English Romance with Arabia and Gandhi: A Political and Spiritual Life, both published by I.B.Tauris. She was born and grew up in Britain and has a Ph.D. in psychology from London University. She has lived in the United States, Jamaica, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa and India, and now makes Scotland her home.