Resplendent Adventures with Britannia : Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain Paperback
Edited by Wm. Roger Lewis
Resplendent Adventures with Britannia is the latest addition to Wm Roger Louis s stimulating and acclaimed series, Adventures with Britannia.
It draws upon a distinguished array of writers and scholars historians, political scientists, journalists, novelists, biographers and English literature specialists to guide the reader through a fascinating labyrinth of British culture, history and politics.
Together, they provide a unique insight into the pivotal themes political, literary and cultural which have shaped British state and society.
The subjects covered include an assessment of Gordon at Khartoum by Richard Davenport-Hines, a new appraisal of Larkin by Joseph Epstein, an account of the Bloomsbury Group by Rosemary Hill and an analysis of the Tasmanian Genocide by Bernard Porter.
Collectively, the chapters combine a rich mix of original ideas, historical and literary allusion, personality and anecdote, to provide an intellectual adventure into the mainsprings of modern British and international society."
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
- Publication Date: 18/12/2015
- Category: Politics & government
- ISBN: 9781784534738