Decolonising imperial heroes:Britain and France

Jones, Max and Sèbe, Berny and Strachan, John and Taithe, Bertrand and Yeandle, Peter (2014) Decolonising imperial heroes:Britain and France. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 42 (5). pp. 787-825. ISSN 0308-6534

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Abstract

The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second half of the nineteenth century. Yet imperial heroes did not disappear after 1945 as British and French flags were lowered around the world. On the contrary, their reputations underwent a variety of metamorphoses in both the former metropoles and the former colonies. The introduction to this special issue of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History presents an overview of the changing history and historiography of imperial heroes half a century after the end of empire.

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Journal Article
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Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
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03 Nov 2014 09:52
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Yes
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Published
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