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By Martin J. Wiener

An Empire on Trial is the 1st ebook to discover the difficulty of interracial murder within the British Empire in the course of its top – analyzing those incidents and the prosecution of such circumstances in every one of 7 colonies scattered during the global. It uncovers and analyzes the tensions of empire that underlay British rule and delves into how the matter of conserving a liberal empire manifested itself within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. The paintings demonstrates the significance of the tactics of felony justice to the heritage of the empire and the good thing about a trans-territorial method of knowing the complexities and nuances of its workings. An Empire on Trial is of curiosity to these all for race, empire, or felony justice, and to historians of recent Britain or of colonial Australia, India, Kenya, or the Caribbean. Political and post-colonial theorists writing on liberalism and empire, or race and empire, also will locate this ebook invaluable.

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