British Burma in the New Century, 1895-1918 (Britain and the World) (Hardcover)

British Burma in the New Century, 1895-1918 (Britain and the World) By Stephen L. Keck Cover Image
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British Burma in the New Century draws upon neglected but talented colonial authors to portray Burma between 1895 and 1918, which was the apogee of British governance. These writers, most of them 'Burmaphiles' wrote against widespread misperceptions about Burma.

About the Author

Stephen Keck is Academic Director and Professor of History at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy, United Arab Emirates. Before assuming the role of Academic Director he taught at the American University of Sharjah, the National University of Singapore and the College of Charleston. He is the author of Sir Arthur Helps and the Making of Victorianism (2013) and is developing a study of John Ruskin's historical thought which will connect it to the broader issues associated with heritage and historic preservation. His teaching interests are related to British, European and Southeast Asian history, empires and imperialism, historiography and global history. Beyond the classroom, Dr. Keck served as Head of the Department of International Studies (2007-2014) and often appears as a guest on Dubai Eye 103.8.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137364326
ISBN-10: 1137364327
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 8th, 2015
Pages: 230
Language: English
Series: Britain and the World