Selected Bibliography

  • Critics of Empire: British Radicals and the Imperial Challenge (2007)
  • Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the World (2006)
  • The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain (2004)
  • The Lion’s Share: A Short History of British Imperialism, 1850-1995 (1996)
  • Britannia’s Burden: Political Evolution of Modern Britain, 1851-1990 (1994)
  • The Origins of the Vigilant State: The London Metropolitan Police Special Branch Before the First World War (1987)
  • Britain, Europe and the World, 1850-1982: Delusions of Grandeur (1983)
  • The Refugee Question in mid-Victorian Politics (1979)

Bernard Porter

Bernard Porter is (among other things) a historian of the British Empire. His books include The Lion’s Share and Critics of Empire.


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