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The Resource Running the show : Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912, Stephanie Williams

Running the show : Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912, Stephanie Williams

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Running the show : Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912
Title
Running the show
Title remainder
Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'May God forgive us for our sorry deeds and for our glorious intentions'. So wrote Hugh Clifford, in his best selling novel, Saleh, written while he was acting governor of Trinidad, in 1904
Summary
A look at the day-to-day lives of governors of the British colonies and what it was like to govern a colony of the British Empire as it rose to its height in the late nineteenth century.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10091373
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1948-
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Williams, Stephanie
Dewey number
941.08
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Governors
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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governors of the British Empire, 1857-1912
Label
Running the show : Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912, Stephanie Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes biographical references and index
Contents
ch. 1. Dispatch -- ch. 2. Commander Glover on the Slave Coast: Lagos 1863-72 -- ch. 3. The loneliness of the righteous governor: St Lucia 1869-77 -- ch. 4. Captain Douglas settles Palmerston: South Australia 1870-73 -- ch. 5. Fever and delusion: The Gold Coast 1874-6
Control code
000047006912
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 493 p.
Isbn
9780670918041
Other physical details
ill., maps,
Label
Running the show : Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912, Stephanie Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes biographical references and index
Contents
ch. 1. Dispatch -- ch. 2. Commander Glover on the Slave Coast: Lagos 1863-72 -- ch. 3. The loneliness of the righteous governor: St Lucia 1869-77 -- ch. 4. Captain Douglas settles Palmerston: South Australia 1870-73 -- ch. 5. Fever and delusion: The Gold Coast 1874-6
Control code
000047006912
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 493 p.
Isbn
9780670918041
Other physical details
ill., maps,

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