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Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire

Mark Bradley

Abstract

In this volume scholars of modern and ancient culture come together to explore historical, textual, material, and theoretical interactions between classics and imperialism during the heyday of the British Empire from the late eighteenth century through to its collapse in the early decades of the twentieth century. The contributors examine the multiple dialogues that developed between classics and colonialism in this period and argue that the two exerted a formative influence on each other at a number of important levels. Most at issue in the contexts where classics and empire converged was the ... More

Keywords: classics, classical, imperialism, Britain, British Empire, colonialism, Greece, Rome, scholarship, ownership, authority

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199584727
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584727.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Bradley, editor
Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Nottingham