Linda Colley: Little Englandism
22 July 2010
Show More A Mad, Bad & Dangerous People? England 1783-1846 by Boyd Hilton.
Oxford, 757 pp., £21, June 2008, 978 0 19 921891 2Show More
Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld, 1780-1939 by James Belich.
Oxford, 573 pp., £25, June 2009, 978 0 19 929727 6Show More
“... of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and myriad small islands off their coasts. The late John Roberts, himself a pioneering exponent of world history, acknowledged some of these complexities in his editorial preface to the New Oxford History of England, the even more multi-volume successor, still in progress, to the original and influential ...”