0719025044 Manchester Univ Press hardcover w/dust jacket, 1990, 1st edition, clean/tight, No marks/tears or defects.Fine/Fine (like new).New mylar cover, bubble-wrapped and mailed in a Box w/delivery confirmation. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This study of British imperial history has been aimed at those who are interested in exploring the underlying realities of British expansion on the world stage. This book deals specifically with sex and its effect on the Empire. The book discusses the differences between the private lives and public responsibilities of the men who ran the Empire. It examines the issues of marriage, celibacy and women, Victorian sexuality and sexual opportunity. It covers the variety of communities in the Empire - plantations, trading posts, mining compounds, convict settlements, mission stations and settler communities - and discusses sexual life in India with emphasis on promiscuity and the resulting levels of venereal disease in the Indian Army. The book also discusses the problems resulting from polygamy, the relationship between poverty and prostitution and the issue of white slavery. It examines the change in sexual attitudes during the Edwardian era and cites specific cases, tragedies and scandals, including the Silberrad case, the Crewe circular and the "Purity Campaign", resulting from sexual encounters. Finally, the author draws conclusions from the articles and essays included in the book and relates the issues of race, sex and the Empire, finally concluding that in his opinion a return to Victorian sexual values is the last thing the world needs.
About the Author: Ronald Hyam is Emeritus Reader in British Imperial History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow and former president of Magdalene College. He is the author of The Lion and the Springbok: Britain and South Africa since the Boer War (2003).
Title: Empire And Sexuality: The British Experience...
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Book Condition: Fine
Book Description JAPANESE TEXT - JAPANESE EDITION of Ronald Hyam: Empire and Security: the British Experience (MUO 1990) - Some wearing to corners of dust jacket - VERY GOOD - This book is NEW and UNREAD - Dispatch by FIRST CLASS POST within TWO WORKING DAYS with IMMEDIATE CONFIRMATION - Independent bookseller established for 20 years - Excellent customer service is our priority - No-quibble 30-day return guarantee. Bookseller Inventory # bj020b111
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. In tidy condition with a similar dust jacket, some browning to the front endpaper Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 057099
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester And New York, 1990 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 1990. 8vo. pp ix, 234. Original publisher's red cloth with lettered gilt at the spine. ISBN: 0719025044 Very light creasing at folds of dust jacket. Slight tanning at spine and along top edge of dust jacket. Otherwise near fine in a very good indeed dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # C30606
Book Description Manchester Univ Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 0719025044 Manchester University Press hardcover with dust jacket, 1990, 1st edition, very clean, No marks/tears or sings of use, Fine/Fine (like New); We will add a custom fitted new mylar cover, bubble-wrap the book and ship it in a BOX with free delivery confirmation/tracking. Bookseller Inventory # 64465
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester University Press, 1990. Book Condition: Very Good. 234p hardback with purple jacket, spine slightly sunned, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good, as new, this title was published in the series Studies in Imperialism. Bookseller Inventory # PAB 125963
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1990. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. HARDCOVER copy. Studies in Imperialism series. Comprehensive chapter notes. Includes bibliography, glossary, plus index. "Based on a large and varied secondary literature and original research, this humanely written study should appeal to a wide range of readers interested in the way the British have handled their sexuality, as well as those with a more specialised interest in how the empire was run." Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, in publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Very slight shelfwear, price-clipped, otherwise a very nice clean tight solid hardcover copy. 234pp. Uncommon. SB-30. Size: 24 x 16cm. Bookseller Inventory # 005592
Book Description Published by Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1990. , ix, 234 pages, bibliography, black and white illustrations, each chapter with notes at the end, bibliography and index at the end First Edition , the book is in very good condition , illustrated glossy dust wrapper in very good condition , red cloth, gilt titles 24.5 x 16.5 cm Hardback ISBN: 0719025044. Bookseller Inventory # 45199