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British empire

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Document Monumental Imperialism in Ceylon: Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee and the Copying of the Sigiriya Frescoes in 1897 by Nishantha de Silva

Abstract: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 likely marked the apogee of the British Empire and was widely celebrated throughout her...

19th century, Victorian Culture, Colonialism, British empire, Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Statue, Sigiriya, George Wade, HCP Bell view
Document Romantic Prophecy: how J. M. W. Turner and Percy Bysshe Shelley used portrayals of North Africa to foreshadow the fall of the British Empire by Hallam Bullock

The region of North Africa was described by Michel Foucault as a 'heterotopia': a physical site in which diverse and ambiguous liniments of time...

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Colonialism, British empire view
Document Empire And Its Discontents: An Examination Of Kilmainham Gaol And Aapravasi Ghat, Robert Deba

Despite being separated by over 6,339 miles, Kilmainham Gaol and Aapravsai Ghat are inextricably linked as artefacts documenting the legacy of the...

British empire, Social history view
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