The British Imperial Pyramid of Power: Manning an Empire in the Long Nineteenth Century, 1800–1914

by Colin Newbury

About Colin Newbury

Educated at Otago University and the Australian National University, Colin Newbury has taught at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and held visiting professorships at Duke University, the University of Hawaii, the Hoover Institution for War and Peace, and the University of the Pacific at Noumea, New Caledonia. Formerly university lecturer in Commonwealth History at Oxford University, he is emeritus fellow of Linacre College. His major publications include books and journal articles for the Hakluyt Society, Routledge, Oxford University Press, and books on African, Pacific and Imperial history and business history, including Tahiti Nui: Change and Survival in French Polynesia 1767–1945; The Diamond Ring: Business, Politics, and Precious Stones in South Africa 1867–1947; Patrons, Clients, and Empire. Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific; and Patronage and Politics in the Victorian Empire: the Personal Governance of Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon (Lord Stanmore) .


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