Critics of Empire
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A little over a century ago, the British Empire appeared invincible, and few in the 'mother country' would have questioned the rightness, justice and benevolence of its mission. Yet there were vociferous dissenters, particularly at the time of the Boer Wars. Reissued with a substantial new introduction, this landmark study, first published in 1968, examines the viewpoints and motivations of radical opponents of the jingoistic consensus, and draws timely parallels with the international role of the United States today.