Southampton: Gateway to the British Empire

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Miles Taylor
I.B.Tauris, Oct 15, 2007 - History - 248 pages
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Using the lens of empire, Miles Taylor looks at the modern history of Southampton. He examines some of the international celebrities associated with the region such as David Livingstone, Lord Carnarvon and General Gordon, as well as the city itself during times of conflict, from Napoleonic to the world wars, that defined Britain's imperial period.
  

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Contents

Highclere Hampshire and Empire
15
the Southampton
49
the ruin regeneration and apocalypse
67
reluctant son of Southampton
83
The Titanic and the port of Southampton
115
Southampton and military embarkation
133
Southampton the Great War and the cinema
149
Southamptons ambition for the worlds
167
Not that far? Remembering and forgetting cosmopolitan
185
Notes
209
Index
243
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About the author (2007)

Miles Taylor is Professor of Modern History at the University of York.

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