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By Geraint Thomas,Laura Beers

After WWI, Britain confronted a few demanding situations because it sought to evolve to family stipulations of mass democracy when keeping its place within the empire within the face of nationwide independence pursuits. As politicians at domestic and overseas sought to legitimise their place, new efforts have been made to conceptualise nationality and citizenship, with makes an attempt to interact the general public utilizing mass media and larger emphasis on governing within the public interest.

Brave New global reappraises the family and imperial background of england within the interwar interval, investigating how ‘nation development’ was once given renewed impetus through the upheavals of WWI. The essays during this assortment tackle how new applied sciences and techniques to governance have been used to forge new nationwide identities either at domestic and within the empire, overlaying quite a lot of matters from the illustration of empire on movie to the convergence of politics and ‘star culture’.

The e-book is a useful source for students of British social, political and imperial background, in addition to being of curiosity to the final reader.

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