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The Blood Never Dried Brilliant Book which brings to light the darker side of the British Empire. A superb look at the British Empire, who existence dripped with blood Sustained by brute force, double dealing, bribery, rape and murder, it is quite shocking how barbaric the actions to support Queen King and country have been and I speak as someone interested in history and one not overly misty eyed over the conduct of British History But as it seems that there is cabal of historians, appearing in the media, who want to reclaim the history of the Empire and show its benefits , it is impo A superb look at the British Empire, who existence dripped with blood Sustained by brute force, double dealing, bribery, rape and murder, it is quite shocking how barbaric the actions to support Queen King and country have been and I speak as George Bush S War On Terror Has Inspired A Forest Of Books About The New American Empire But What About Britain S Role In The World A People S History Of The British Empire Challenges The Claim That The British Empire Was A Kinder, Gentler Empire And Suggests That The Description Of Rogue State Is Fitting How Many People Today Know About Britain S Deep Involvement In The Opium Drug Trade In China, Or That Tony Blair S Hero Gladstone Devoted His Maiden Parliamentary Speech To Defending His Family S Slave Plantation In Jamaica John Newsinger Has Written A Wonderful Popular History Of Key Episodes In British Imperial History He Pays Particular Attention To The Battles Of The Colonised To Free Themselves Of Its Baleful Rule, Including Rebellion In Jamaica The Irish Famine The Opium Wars The Great Indian Rebellion The Conquest Of Egypt Palestine In Revolt Quit India And The Struggle For Independence Suez Malaya Kenya And Rhodesia And, Britain And American Imperialism. My first question is how can anyone take seriously a book that fails even to get the Indian Independence Day correct Newsinger is intellectually dishonest with a penchant for camouflaging success with failure, his faulty, revisionist view of the British Empire tells youabout the author than his subject Here is a man who views everything through the lens of his ideology and that lens is at times rose color A must read for anyone with an interest in British history or the history of imperialism Compulsory reading for everyone living in Britain IMO This book is jam packed with the horrific injustices of centuries of colonial warfare, brutality and terrorism and although it misses out much from the early empire it concentrates on recent and current events Events whose perpetrators are still with us Which makes it incredibly relevant I m very much looking forward to reading other material from A must read for anyone with an interest in British history or the history of imperialism Compulsory reading for everyone living in Britain IMO This book is jam packed with the horrific injustices of centuries of colonial warfare, brutality and terrorism and although it misses out much Arguably enlightening, and a great step back from apologist histories of the British Empire, but its not exactly extensive It picks only the most well known British atrocities, and doesn t analyse them in any great depth To call it a people s history is somewhat misrepresenting itself It is still primarily concerned the actions of British officials and the overall movements they came up against A much better example of a people s history on a similar topic would be Caroline Elkin s Britain s Arguably enlightening, and a great step back from apologist histories of the British Empire, but its not exactly extensive It picks only the most well known British atrocities, and doesn t analyse them in any great depth To call it a people s history is somewhat misrepresenting itself It is still primarily concerned the actions of British officials and the overall movements they came up against A much better example of a people s history on a similar topic would be Caroline Newsinger s book is definitely not an introduction to the British empire Nor is it actually a people s history, if by people s history one means using Zinn s methodology But just as Zinn s work helps one to see American history from a new andhonest vantage point, Newsinger s book plugs into British history and gives readers insight into British colonialism and resistance to it whether in Kenya or India or Palestine or Egypt It s not expansive, but the book offers readers the ability to Newsinger s book is definitely not an introduction to the British empire Nor is it actually a people s history, if by people s history one means using Zinn s methodology But just as Zinn s work helps one to see American history from a new andhonest vantage point, Newsinger s book plugs into British history and gives readers insight A concise overview of the history of the British Empire that builds up a devastating picture of the crimes committed by the British state From the slave triangle, through the Irish famine, follow Britain s bloody footprints through Asia, Africa and the Middle East The book could have been subtitled and the role that the Labour Government has played The point being to show how even when a government was domestically progressive at home, they were still war monger s abroad A good overview th A concise overview of the history of the British Empire that builds up a devastating picture of the crimes committed by the British state From the slave triangle, through the Irish famine, f INTRODUCING THE REAL BRITISH EMPIRE John Newsingers The Blood Never Dried might be subtitled as a Peoples History of the British Empire but it is nothing of the sort What the reader will instead find is a fine piece of writing that rather than providing a linear history of the Empire, examines a number of historical episodes that starkly illuminate what under girded the Empires existence brutality and violence.The selection is from what is known as the second British Empire, that which exi INTRODUCING THE REAL BRITISH EMPIRE John Newsingers The Blood Never Dried might be subtitled as a Peoples History of the British Empire but it is nothing of the sort What the reader will instead find is a fine piece of writing that rather than providing a linear history of the Empire, examines a number of historical episodes that starkly illuminate what under girded the Empires existence brutality and violence.The selection is from what is known as the second British Empire, that which existed after the loss of the American colonies during the late eighteenth century The episodes examined are 1 Jamaica and Slavery, 2 The Irish Famine, 3 The Opium Wars in China, 4 The 1857 58 Rebellion Mutiny in India, 5 The Invasion of Egypt in 1882, 6 The Imperial Crisis subsequent to WW1, 7 The Palestine Revolt of the late 1930 s, 8 The campaign for Indian Independence, 9 The Suez War, 10 Kenya and the Mau Mau Insu On its Empire the sun never sets, and the blood never dried either This withering retort to British jingoism from the socialist and radical Ernest Jones not only provided John Newsinger s book with an eye catching title, but also tells you everything you need to know about the barbaric nature of the British Empire The book strips away every attempt that has been made over the past fifty years to portray the Empire as a benevolent or civilising force Beginning with the West Indian and Caribb On its Empire the sun never sets, and the blood never dried either This withering retort to British jingoism from the socialist and radical Ernest Jones not

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