Oxford AQA History for A Level: The British Empire c1857-1967 Student Book Second Edition
$37.49

Oxford AQA History for A Level: The British Empire c1857-1967 Student Book Second Edition

By Sally Waller, Anthony Webster, Robert J Carsson, Tom Allen
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This Second Edition of The British Empire c1857-1967 Student Book is part of the Oxford AQA History for A Level series. Updated as part of our commitment to the inclusive presentation of diverse histories and to reflect the world around us, this textbook has been approved by AQA and covers AS and A Level History content together.



Developed by an expert team led by an experienced author with senior examining experience, this revised textbook has been reviewed by historians of colonial history, Mishka Sinha and Emily Manktelow. It covers in breadth issues of change, continuity, and cause and consequence in the British Empire during this period through key questions such as: how did the Empire influence British attitudes and culture? And how did indigenous peoples respond to British rule? Its aim is to enable
you to understand and make connections between the six key thematic questions covered in the specification. You can further develop vital skills such as historical interpretations and source analyses via specially selected sources and extracts. Practice questions and study tips provide additional
support to help familiarise you with the exam-style questions, and help you achieve your best in the exam.



Perfect for use alongside Kerboodle.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction to features
  • AQA History specification overview
  • Introduction to the Oxford AQA History series
  • Timeline
  • Introduction to this book
  • PART ONE: AS AND A LEVEL: THE HIGH WATER MARK OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C1857–1914
    • SECTION 1: The development of imperialism, c1857–c1890
      • 1 The expansion of the British Empire in Africa
        • British expansion in Africa
        • The Suez Canal and Egypt
        • Summary
      • 2 Imperial and colonial policy
        • India’s administration and defence
        • International relations, colonial policy and the partition of Africa
        • Informal empire
        • Summary
      • 3 Trade and commerce
        • Trade and commerce
        • The role of the chartered companies
        • Summary
      • 4 Attitudes to empire – the role and influence of individuals
        • The role and influence of explorers
        • The role and influence of missionaries: Christian imperialism
        • The role and influence of traders
        • The role and influence of colonial administrators
        • Summary
      • 5 Attitudes towards imperialism in Britain
        • Attitudes to empire: the British government
        • Party political conflict
        • Attitudes to empire: the British public
        • Representing otherness – social Darwinism
        • Summary
      • 6 Relations with indigenous peoples
        • The Indian Rebellion and its impact
        • Relations with the Boers and Bantu peoples in southern Africa
        • Summary
    • SECTION 2: Imperial consolidation and Liberal rule, c1890–1914
      • 7 Consolidation and expansion of the British Empire in Africa
        • A new African empire
        • Expansion in Tropical Africa
        • Expansion in British South Africa
        • Summary
      • 8 Imperial and colonial policy
        • Administration of India and Egypt
        • ‘Native policy’
        • International relations and colonial policy
        • Summary
      • 9 Trade and commerce
        • Trade and commerce
        • Summary
      • 10 Attitudes to empire – the role and influence of individuals
        • The role and influence of Joseph Chamberlain
        • The role and influence of Cecil Rhodes
        • Colonial administration
        • Representing otherness – Orientalism
        • Summary
      • 11 Attitudes towards imperialism in Britain
        • Imperialism – supporters and critics
        • National efficiency
        • The British Empire and popular culture
        • Representations of empire
        • Summary
      • 12 Relations with indigenous peoples
        • Challenges to British rule
        • The Sudan
        • The causes and consequences of the Second Anglo-Boer War
        • Summary
  • PART TWO: A LEVEL: IMPERIAL RETREAT, 1914–1967
    • SECTION 3: Imperialism challenged
      • 13 Expansion and contraction of empire
        • The impact of the First World War
        • The League of Nations mandates
        • The expansion and contraction of empire
        • The impact of the Second World War
        • British withdrawal from India and the Middle East
        • Summary
      • 14 Colonial policy and administration
        • Colonial policy and administration in India, Africa and the Middle East
        • British relations with the Dominions and the Statute of Westminster
        • Imperial defence
        • Summary
      • 15 Trade, commerce and the economic impact of war
        • Economic impact of the First World War
        • Trade and commerce between the wars
        • Economic impact of the Second World War
        • Summary
      • 16 Attitudes to empire – the role and influence of individuals
        • The role and influence of Gandhi
        • The role and influence of colonial administrators
        • Summary
      • 17 Imperialist ideals
        • Imperialism and popular culture
        • Representations of empire
        • Representing otherness – imperial masculinity
        • The extent of imperialist ideals
        • Summary
      • 18 Relations with indigenous peoples
        • Protest and conflict
        • Colonial identity
        • The development of nationalist movements
        • Summary
    • SECTION 4: The winds of change, 1947–1967
      • 19 Decolonisation in Africa and Asia
        • Africa
        • Asia
        • Summary
      • 20 Colonial policy and administration
        • Colonial policy and administration
        • The Suez crisis and its impact
        • International relations
        • The Commonwealth
        • Summary
      • 21 Trade and commerce
        • Trade and commerce
        • Post-war reconstruction
        • Summary
      • 22 Attitudes to empire – the role and influence of individuals
        • The role and influence of nationalist leaders
        • The role and influence of colonial administrators
        • Summary
      • 23 Post-colonial ties
        • Post-colonial political and economic ties
        • Migration
        • The residual impact of empire and cultural ties
        • Representing otherness – popular culture
        • Summary
      • 24 Relations with indigenous peoples
        • Challenges to colonial rule in Africa and Asia
        • The growth of nationalist movements
        • Nationalist movements and reactions to them
        • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index
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