Cities of Empire

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Boston and Bridgetown in Barbados, Dublin, Capetown, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Bombay, Melbourne, New Delhi and Liverpool: through studies of these ten cities, from their origins to the present, Tristram Hunt tells the story of the British Empire from the fresh perspective of its legacy of urbanism. The changing character of the Empire is traced through people, architecture and infrastructure, industry and social life, revealing the complexity of exchange, interaction and adaptation in the history and culture of these great cities.

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Cities of Empire

Cities of Empire

The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World

Hardback538pp Illustrated

9780805093087     Product Code: 225135

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Boston and Bridgetown in Barbados, Dublin, Capetown, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Bombay, Melbourne, New Delhi and Liverpool: through studies of these ten cities, from their origins to the present, Tristram Hunt tells the story of the British Empire from the fresh perspective of its legacy of urbanism. The changing character of the Empire is traced through people, architecture and infrastructure, industry and social life, revealing the complexity of exchange, interaction and adaptation in the history and culture of these great cities.

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