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The Empire in One City?: Liverpool's Inconvenient Imperial Past
From the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century, Liverpool was frequently referred to as the "second city of the empire." Yet, the role of Liverpool within the British imperial system and the impact on the city of its colonial connections remain underplayed in recent writing on both Liverpool and the empire. However, "inconvenient" this may prove, this sp ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 15th 2009 by Manchester University Press
(first published December 9th 2008)
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Nicholas J. White is Reader in Imperial and Commonwealth History at Liverpool John Moores University.More about Nicholas J. White...