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By Richard Symonds

Anywhere he went within the Empire, Cecil Rhodes saw, he discovered Oxford males on most sensible. This scholarly and wonderful e-book examines how and why Oxford ruled Imperial coverage and management via its community of classical graduates; how Oxford's Imperialists and anti-Imperialists performed their arguments in gentle of the background of Greece and Rome; and the way proconsuls, missionaries, and lecturers carried her traditions out of the country. The conflicting hopes of what quite a few teams within the college sought to acquire within the identify of Empire are explored in addition to the usually bewildering impression of Oxford at the colonials who went there to review.

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