Female Imperialism and National Identity

Female Imperialism and National Identity

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Through a study of the British Empire's largest women's patriotic organisation, formed in 1900, and still in existence, this book examines the relationship between female imperialism and national identity. It throws new light on women's involvement in imp.The claimed benefits of female migration were therefore essentially conservative: the confirmation of womena#39;s ... In this tug of war, the IODE, sensitive to class distinctions, admitted that there could be a#39;absolutely worthless British immigrantsa#39;. ... an address on immigration: I am convinced the foreign immigrant is as varied in quality and type as the British immigrant. ... for Britishness, and there was a mystique attaching to European a#39;othernessa#39;, a bonding with an imagined form of culture.

Title:Female Imperialism and National Identity
Author:Katie Pickles
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 2002


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