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Crook, Tom

Evil, Barbarism and Empire

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Table of contents

1. Liberal Civilisation and Its Discontents: Evil, Barbarism and Empire
Tom Crook, Rebecca Gill, Bertrand Taithe

Part I. Metropolitan Evils

2. Evil in Question: The Victorian Social and the Politics of Prostitution, 1830–1900
Tom Crook

3. Terror, Spectacle and the Press: Anarchist Outrage in Edwardian England
David Speicher

4. ‘And I am the God of Destruction!’: Fu Manchu and the Construction of Asiatic Evil in the Novels of Arthur Sarsfield Ward, 1912–1939
Antony Taylor

Part II. Imperial Evils

5. The Politics of Italianism: Reynolds’s Newspaper, the Indian Mutiny, and the Radical Critique of Liberal Imperialism in Mid-Victorian Britain
Eugenio F. Biagini

6. The Victorian Lexicon of Evil: Frederic Harrison, the Positivists and the Language of International Politics
H. S. Jones

Part III. Geopolitics of Evil

7. Evil, Liberalism and the Imperial Designs of the Catholic Church, 1867–1905
Bertrand Taithe

8. ‘Now I have seen evil, and I cannot be silent about it’: Arnold J. Toynbee and his Encounters with Atrocity, 1915–1923
Rebecca Gill

9. Atrocity Narratives and Inter-Imperial Rivalry: Britain, Germany and the Treatment of ‘Native Races’, 1904–1939
Christina Twomey

Part IV. Agents of Evil

10. Conrad’s Horror: Heart of Darkness and the Imaginary of Power
Thomas Osborne

11. The Lives of Others: The Defeat of Evil or the Evil of Defeat?
Scott McCracken

12. Islam, Violence and the New Barbarism
Tim Jacoby

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Social History, History of Britain and Ireland, Modern History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
300 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230319325
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31697-7

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