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University of York
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Britain, British empire, decolonization, international history, global history, intellectual history, race, United States, Pacific, South Asia
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Recent Publications


Albion Pacific: Britain, California, and the transformation of empires, 1850-1920 (in progress)

Imperial history and the global politics of exclusion: Britain, 1880-1940 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

Chapters and articles

“Magna Carta and the end of empire,” in Matthew Stanard and Berny Sèbe, eds., Making sense of the end of empire: European popular responses (Routledge, 2019)

“Settler historicism and anticolonial response in the British world, 1880-1920,” Journal of World History, 26:4 (December 2015)

“Progress, interrupted,” History Workshop Journal, 74:1 (October 2012), 247-255

“Empire divided: Seeley’s Expansion of England in context,” Storia della Storiografia, 61 (Spring 2012), 59-74

“The bisected roots of imperial history: Settler world projects and the making of a field in modern Britain, 1883-1912,” Recherches Britanniques, 1:1 (May 2011), 54-77

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Britain, United States, India, Australia, Canada, South Africa
Expertise by Geography
Atlantic, British Isles, Pacific, United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Colonialism, Higher Ed, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Race