Resplendent Adventures with Britannia : Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain, Paperback / softback Book

Resplendent Adventures with Britannia : Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain Paperback / softback

Edited by Wm. Roger Lewis

Description

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."

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Politics & government
  • ISBN: 9781784534738

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