British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915: The Inconsequential Possession

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This book explores the tensions underlying British imperialism in Cyprus. Much has been written about the British empire's construction outside Europe, yet there is little on the same themes in Britain's tiny empire in 'Europe'. This study follows Cyprus' progress from a perceived imperial asset to an expendable backwater by explaining how the Union Jack came to fly over the island and why after thirty-five years the British wanted it lowered. Cyprus' importance was always more imagined than real and was enmeshed within ...

British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915: The Inconsequential Possession 2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719086403

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British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878-1915: The Inconsequential Possession 2009, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719079030

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