Gibraltar, Identity and Empire

Front Cover
Psychology Press, 2006 - Political Science - 233 pages
1 Review

The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain.

Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal - are adduced to explain the emergence of a sense of community on the Rock and an attachment to the United Kingdom. A secondary argument is that the British empire has left its mark in Gibraltar in various forms - such as militarily - and for a number of reasons. Gilbraltar and Empire's exploration of the manifold reasons why the Gibraltarians have bucked the trend in the history of decolonization comes at a time when the issues in question have come to the fore in diplomatic and political areas.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I am a decendent of the Adamberry clan and have research its origins. The name is certainly German, but does not come for the name Adamberg as stated in your book. The chap who brought the name to Gib is my gggg-grandfather Peter Adam Berith born Cologne Germany who married Maria Benitez Gausin Spain c.1815. The th was dropped by 1824 becoming Adamberi it remained with this spelling till 1857. then ry was added to become Adamberry as it is spelt today. The name Berith can be traced back to 1645 Wuerttenberg Germany as well as Rheinland around the same time.  

Related books

Contents

List of tables and figures
1
Changing contexts values and norms
9
Environmental aspects
26
Ethnic factors
34
Economic influences
51
Political and constitutional matters
72
Religion and the churches
93
Language and the community
107
A system born and reborn
115
Gibraltar takes control
137
Informal influences
153
The wider recreational and cultural scene
164
Concluding discussion
183
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

References from web pages

FRIENDS OF GIBRALTAR HERITAGE SOCIETY
NEW BOOK ON ‘GIBRALTAR, IDENTITY AND EMPIRE’. A new book on Gibraltar has just been published in the UK. “Gibraltar, Identity and ...
www.foghs.org.uk/ nl/ 75.pdf

Book Reviews
Gibraltar, Identity and Empire. eg ARCHER. Routledge, 2006, ISBN 0 415 34796 3 (hbk). £70.00, 233 pp. This is the second book on Gibraltar in the series ...
www.informaworld.com/ ampp/ siteindex?request=%2Findex%2F779363130.pdf

SEMENDER Yayın ve Eğitim Hizmetleri San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.
Gibraltar, Identity And Empire Gibraltar, Identity And Empire eg Archer. ISBN : 0415347963. Sayfa Sayısı : 234 sayfa. Yayınevi : Routledge ...
www.semender.com.tr/ yayin-detay.asp?ISBN=0415347963

:: esmas compras
Gibraltar, Identity and Empire (Gibraltar, Identity and Empire Libros Ingles Medical General Routledge) N/A Routledge ...
esmas.prml.com.mx/ esmas/ catalogo/ dsp_autor.cfm?autID=42412

British Politics books - Routledge Politics & International ...
Gibraltar, Identity and Empire. By eg Archer. The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive ...
www.routledgepolitics.com/ books/ browse/ British-Politics-SN101500/ 3

Ãbrige Teilgebiete gegliedert nach BK 1 02.01 ; Geschichte der ...
Gibraltar, identity, and empire / eg Archer. - London [ua] : Routledge, 2006. - 233 S. : Ill., graph. Darst. (Routledge advances in European politics ; 33) ...
webis.sub.uni-hamburg.de/ bib.18/ ssg.7_34/ neli/ 2007-3-mai/ ni-3mbk.pdf

ss Routledge Research in Transnationalism
Comparative Federalism. Theory and Practice. Michael Burgess, University of Kent, UK. A new examination of. contemporary federalism and ...
media.routledgeweb.com/ catalogs/ pdf/ 0418245703.pdf

About the author (2006)

E. G. Archer has been successively teacher, head teacher and university lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He served as the Secretary of the Hispanic Society of Scotland for over thirteen years. A frequent visitor to Gibraltar, he co-authored Education in Gibraltar 1704-2004, and a book on the village of Catalan Bay.

Bibliographic information