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by Michael Edwardes

Author: Michael Edwardes
Subcategory: Asia
Language: English
Publisher: Constable; First Edition edition (1988)
Pages: 285 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.2
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The historiography of the British Empire refers to the studies, sources, critical methods and interpretations used by scholars to develop a history of Britain's empire. Historians and their ideas are the focus here; specific lands and historical dates and episodes are covered in the article on the British Empire.

British imperial history is highly contested territory. The early ones were mostly pirates and freebooters. Clive of India was mainly a fortune-seeker, "scheming, and devious in business". Similarly the opium wars, the British reprisals after the Indian mutiny, "genocide" (the right word, he thinks) in Tasmania, the Amritsar massacre, Balfour's perfidy in Palestine, "offering land belonging to one people as a gift to another", the great Bengal famine, the now notorious Kenyan prison camps, and British imperial arrogance and racism generally.

British involvement in India during the 18th century can be divided into two phases, one ending and the other beginning .

British involvement in India during the 18th century can be divided into two phases, one ending and the other beginning at mid-century.

The History of British India is a history of Company rule in India by the 19th century British historian and imperial political theorist James Mill

The History of British India is a history of Company rule in India by the 19th century British historian and imperial political theorist James Mill.

Edwardes gives a satisfying and authentic - not romanticized - picture of what life in India was like for the British during the period of their domination.