Building Better Britains?: Settler Societies in the British by Cecilia Morgan

By Cecilia Morgan

The effect of empires and the lingering presence of colonialism stay significant preoccupations for students within the twenty-first century. This concise textual content explores the unfold of settler colonies in the British Empire over the process the 19th century, particularly these in New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and Australia.

In Building greater Britains?, Cecilia Morgan examines how imperial powers reshaped the lives and landscapes of thousands via colonial relationships with Indigenous peoples, and the approaches of migration and cost that facilitated the British Empire’s international growth. identification and tradition in geographically diversified settler societies are in comparison, highlighting shared histories and the nuances that differentiated them. Morgan encourages readers to contemplate settler societies from a number of views, together with these of the colonists themselves. 8 maps and 8 illustrations improve the textual content, in addition to a bibliography and index.

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