Further Reading (non-fiction) - British Empire 1815-1914

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Further Reading (non-fiction)

General Reading:
Porter B, The Lions's Share, 1975
Paxman J, Empire What ruling the World did for the British, 2011
Marshall P ed, British Empire, 1996
Morris J, Heaven's Command, An Imperial Progress, 1973
James L, The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, 1994
Brendon P, The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 2007
Ferguson N, Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World, 2003
Searle G.R., A New England? 2004
Darwin J, Unfinished Empire, 2012
David S, Victoria’s Wars, 2006
Johnson R, British Imperialism, 2003
Judd, D Empire, 1996
McDonough F, The British Empire 1815-1914, 1994
Williams S, Running the Show, 2011
Britain's Empire, Gott, R, 2011
Ghosts of Empire, Kwarteng, K, 2011
Victorious Century, Cannadine, D, 2017
Ornamentalism, how the British saw their Empire, 2001
The Undivided Past, Cannadine, D, 2013
Britain's Imperial Century, Hyam, R, 1976
The Great Game, Hopkirk, P, 1990

Pakenham T, The Scramble for Africa, 1991
Pakenham T, The Boer War, 1979
Kruger R, Goodbye Dolly Gray, 1959
Judd D and Surridge K, The Boer War, 2002
Nasson B, The Boer War, 2010
David S, Zulu, 2004
The Boer War Diary of Sol Plaatje, ed J. Comaroff, An African at Mafeking, 1973
Gardner B, Mafeking, 1966
Roberts B, Those Bloody Women: Three Heroines of the Boer War, 1991
March Philips L, With Rimington, 1902
Sharp G, The Siege of Ladysmith, 1976
Making Empire, Colonial encounters and the creation of imperial rule in c19th Africa, Price, R, 2008
Gilmour D, The Long Recessional, The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling, 2002
Kipling R, The Five Nations, 1903
Kipling R, Collected Poems of, Wordsworth 1994
Rudyard Kipling, Lycett, A, 1999
Kipling Sahib, Allen, C, 2007
James L, Raj, The Making and Unmaking of British India, 1997
Hibbert C, The Great Mutiny: India 1857, 1978
Pemble J, ed, Miss Fane in India, 1985
Dalrymple W, White Mughals, 2003
Dalrymple W, The Last Mughal, 2006
Empress, Queen Victoria and India, Taylor, 2018
The Men who ruled India, Mason, P, 1985
The Ruling Caste, Gilmour, D, 2005
Plain Tales from the Raj, Allen, C, 1975

Australia/ New Zealand
history of New Zealand, King, M, 2003
The Story of New Zealand, Oliver, WH, 1960
A History of New Zealand, Sinclair, K, 1959
General Biography
Fisher J, That Miss Hobhouse, 1971
Kochanski H, Sir Garnet Wolseley, 1999
Judd D, Radical Joe, 1977
Taylor R, Lord Salisbury, 1975
Low CR, A Memoir of Lieutenant-General Sir Garnet J. Wolseley, 1878
Thomas A, Rhodes: The Race for Africa, 1996
Flawed Colossus, Roberts, B, 1987
Rhodes, Lockhart, JG and Woodhouse, CM, 1963
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