Victorians and the Empire

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How Britain made its Empire and the Empire made Britain. The lectures will look at how overseas wars, both victories and defeats, and colonisation changed attitudes to Britain’s role in the world. We will look at the way some important but lesser known people of the period drew lessons from the Imperial events of the 19th century to shape the culture of Britain.

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