%PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 14 0 R 25 0 R 30 0 R 42 0 R ] /Count 5 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R >> /XObject << /I1 11 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text /ImageC ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Creator (DOMPDF) /CreationDate (D:20140722173359+01'00') /ModDate (D:20140722173359+01'00') /Title (The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain) >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 12 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 4411 >> stream q 381.750 0 0 120.000 34.016 687.874 cm /I1 Do Q 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Published on )] TJ ET BT 99.356 676.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reviews in History)] TJ ET BT 190.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \()] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 197.012 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 197.012 675.075 m 357.332 675.075 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 357.332 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\))] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 653.743 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 615.321 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain)] TJ ET BT 34.016 301.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The most forceful initial impression that emerges from this collection is the diversity of topics covered. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.579 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(work focuses on the patterns of British imperialism, liberalism and modernity in the 19th century, exploring )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the degree to which liberalism was distinctive and the specific ways in which it was coercive. This includes a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(focus on the writings, and ambiguities, of figures like Macaulay, Mayhew and Stubbs. Also prominent are )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discussions of specific practices and social technologies, from the architecture of entertainment to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discourses on masturbation. A considerable effort has been made to ground and link these issues, but the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(collection retains a varied aspect, dealing briskly with an array of subjects that are not commonly brought )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(together even in the field of the history of empire. For any academic collection the editors? introduction )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(represents both an analysis and a promise, an overview of the contributions and their links that assures the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reader of their relevance in sequence. To succeed, a text like )] TJ ET BT 326.912 173.531 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Liberal Modernity)] TJ ET BT 415.244 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( must persuade through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different writings that stand both in their own right and as links in a larger multi-author exploration of its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theme. The complexity of the titular concepts of the work raises the stakes considerably, suggesting a wide-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ranging and culturally intense argument as to how ambiguous, and widely-present, patterns organised )] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(behavior and understanding during the heyday of the British empire. Or, as Gunn and Vernon put it, their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 102.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(collection works to explore and redevelop the discussion of when and how British modernity appeared, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the ways in which its distinctive aspects were connected to imperial structures \(p. 1\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This concept continues through a discussion of the origin of, and debates over, liberalism, modernity, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1156)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tuesday, 1 November, 2011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Simon Gunn)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(James Vernon)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(20.95)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(272pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(University of California Press)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Berkeley, CA)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jacob Glicklich)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 17 0 R 20 0 R 23 0 R ] /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 8147 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(their intersection. Gunn and Vernon continually stress plurality and the need to overcome conceptual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(restrictions. Their analysis of modernity provides less a solid definition than a description of the terrain over )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which academic debate on these concepts has been carried on. They show particular debts to Foucault and to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the study of political economy in recent scholarship. This section also reflects on the long debate over )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(British peculiarity, seeking to understand both distinctive factors in British life and the way that it functioned )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as part of a larger intellectual and imperial process. Additionally, the overall promise made by the collection )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is the diffuse yet still ambitious claim to ?provide different understandings of [liberal modernity?s] )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(character, location, and periodization that we hope will generate new ways of conceptualizing the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(peculiarities of Britain?s historical development? \(p. 7\). 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The closest that emerges is a loose )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chronological theme, with the first articles exploring early 19th?century themes and the later pieces moving )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from the 19th into the 21st century \(p. 17\). The tendency towards this arrangement is certainly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understandable yet it does weaken the collection by presenting a succession of recaps, and fast forwarding )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(through the same periods in different venues, and the collection might have benefited from tighter )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organization and a sharper focus on the prevalent issues that the authors use to organize their analysis; in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particular government, historiography, gender and trans-Victorian links. This problematic aspect does not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(undermine the effectiveness of the articles, both as separate pieces and as a sequence, although it does )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reduce the ease of reading them, and limit the wider thematic links of the work as a whole.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The collection proper begins well with Catherine Hall?s investigation into Macaulay as both a crafter of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(symbols and a symbol himself in the intersection of political and intellectual currents. Macaulay?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(prominent focus involved the making of subjects, an element carried through his presentation of history as a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(growth of civilized standards and moral authority, marked by a portrayal of the dangers to stability offered )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by poverty, radicalism and improper use of the past \(p. 36\). James Epstein?s analysis in the next chapter )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(changes the emphasis towards the study of more direct colonial structures, although the focus remains on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(complexity of the intellectual backdrop associated with such these regimes. In the context of norms of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(British liberty they related to Trinidad, Epstein explores the diverse proposals and labour schemes for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(integrating Chinese settlers. He argues that such efforts ?reveal much about experiments in free labor, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(construction of racial hierarchies, and the way in which a discourse of colonial development and governance )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was conceived across a series of linked imperial sites? \(p. 46\). This approach utilised particular British )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discourses on how to define and control recent free labour, and shows the unstable attempts by the liberal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(metropolitan imagination to grapple with complex colonial realities. The limited length of the piece does )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have the drawback that the material conditions existing in Trinidad at the time are described in insufficient )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(detail, and this undermines aspects of the applied theory. Epstein nevertheless provides a useful reflection of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the way that, problematic and contradictory as liberal imperialist ideologies were, they became doubly so in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relation to limited information on the metropole?s own sources of power. This idea continues in John Seed?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reflections on the intellectual construction of the figure of the poor. Applied effectively to the internal class )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Other of mid 19th-century British society, this analysis reflects on the superior perspective offered by Marx )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the details and ambiguities that surface in Mayhew?s collection. Ironically it was Marx, despite his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(association with grand theory, who came closer to proximity with physical, exploited human lives than )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mayhew.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Concerns over the construction of information and its limits, common in the analysis of Mayew, Maccaulay, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the regulation of labor in Trinidad, emerge centrally in Tom Crook?s intervention, one of the more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(striking of the collection. In large part this piece is successful because it draws on more novel specifics and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(effectively connects them to modernity?s liberal power. Crook argues for a common link between the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(regulation on spying, masturbation and voting in the context of paradoxical elements of the British )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 18 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 34.0157 652.8295 48.0077 664.7095 ] >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 19 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 21 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 272.6597 652.8295 286.6517 664.7095 ] >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 22 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 23 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 24 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 361.9637 624.3175 375.9557 636.1975 ] >> endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 28 0 R ] /Contents 26 0 R >> endobj 26 0 obj << /Length 7415 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conceptual system \(p. 79\). The development of a culture of honorable secrecy, rejection of masturbation as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(negating liberal society and avoidance of accountability through the secret ballot show a common awareness )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of widespread practices both essential / inevitable and yet disruptive to stability. They were all aspects )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which appealed to the liberal self but were dangerous in their wider implications of asocial autonomy from )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the responsibilities of the rational subject. Crook?s reading of these elements is effective in large part )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(through his presentation of rarely linked aspects as part of a common wider thread, living up to the ambition )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the collection and suggesting a wider potential in combining biopolitics with the study of information )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(systems in the context of Victorian social technology.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(His work is followed by Thomas Osborne?s article on ?rational governmentality?, involving elements of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(constitutional and political history, which may have been more profitably juxtaposed with Hall?s related )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historiography. While exploring the ideological links between liberal politics and liberal history Osborne )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(also highlights the disconnect, and even tension, between them. Osborne and Crook?s pieces talk largely in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different languages, and both lack direct connection to the process of imperial control. This theme reappears )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(prominently in Tony Bennett?s linking of habit to structures of direct control, particularly relevant to how )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(British liberal society defined and regulated Aboriginals. Bennett explores the deep interest in defining the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pre-existing conditions of Australian Aboriginals and how they should be changes, with as Aborigines )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commonly being portrayed as pre-modern and stagnant \(p. 115\). This discourse was never an easy one, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(however, leading to debates and contradictions even within the same armchair colonial theories. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Consistently, however, the British represented the natives as being incapable of improvement or being )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(externally civilized. An effective piece in its own right, Bennett?s work is particularly valuable in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(augmenting other articles in this collection, a reminder of the very significant threat of modernity for those )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(defined by the colonial culture as pre-modern and un-improvable. The violent and indeed genocidal context )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that shaped, and emerged from, these debates gives an added relevance to the assessment. Even more than )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Epstein, Bennett specifically captures the significance of prevailing and shifting norms in the 19th century, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the high consequences of existent ambiguities inside liberal ideology.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Peter Bailey?s work covers a wider internal sphere than most of the collection, exploring the ramifications )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of liberalism not merely in terms of history texts or regulation, but in the way that leisure was constructed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for, and debated by, liberal society in the climate of industrialisation. In Bailey?s reading there was little that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was accidental and much that was fraught about the emergence of acceptable patterns, but by the end of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(19th century these formed ?a viable accommodation of leisure to a modern lifestyle?, although debates )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(continued on the acceptability and limits of pleasure \(p. 133\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gavin Rand?s piece jumps back to more conventional terrain, arguing for the significant role played by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(empire in India in the development of British government, liberty and linked values. In terms of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(construction of colonial urban space and the rhetoric of imposed modernity, Rand asserts that empire cannot )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be understood in separation from liberalism?s nominal claims to universality and rationality \(p. 146\). His )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(piece is particularly suggestive in combination with Bennett?s, showing the way that modernity formed a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(coercive colonial instrument both on populations seen as improvable and those who weren?t, although with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(very different discourses and material results.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Linked to a degree by a more open-ended chronology, the final pieces in this collection analyse political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(power in different spheres and with different conclusions. Jon Lawrence contrasts with the tone of much of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the collection in emphasizing continued aliberal and hierarchical elements in British political culture ? ?so )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(much so that it might be more fruitful to think in terms of ?conservative? rather than ?liberal modernity in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the British case? \(p. 147\) The emphasis is on British particularity, ongoing paternalist leadership and a deep )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(elite barrier against democracy.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 185.300 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 185.300 134.067 m 199.292 134.067 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 199.292 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( What?s lacking from this piece is the colonial dimension. It?s not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(surprising due to limits of length and not necessary for its argument in itself, but this does produce a bit of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disconnect from the other pieces, taking a different tack without the common ground that could assess )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conflicting arguments.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In what could be a companion piece to Crook, David Vincent presents a narrative of the 21st-century misuse )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of information powers, and links this to the earlier construction of British state power. What is shown is an )] TJ ET endstream endobj 27 0 obj [25 0 R /Fit] endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 185.2997 134.3815 199.2917 146.2615 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 33 0 R 36 0 R 38 0 R 40 0 R ] /Contents 31 0 R >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Length 8159 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extensive and mostly negative path, with liberal modernity making an accommodation with secrecy, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with boundaries tenuously framed by first a private honour code and more recently a nebulous legal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(framework.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chris Otter?s focus on contemporary crisis introduces the idea of ecology to political discourses. 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She argues that there is a deep contradiction between neoliberal and imperial constructs of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(simultaneously autonomous and self-directed market forces, as well as historical narratives that emphasize )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Great Men? \(p. 200\). Whereas most pieces in this book focus on the post-Victorian period, Poovey )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(identifies the Bretton Woods system and growing United States power as changing the organization of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(narratives. In relation to 20th?century privatization and the fallout from the 2007 economic collapse, Poovey )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sees the dominant neoliberal stories as dangerous both in their excessive and inadequate focus on individual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(actors. The piece is a forceful, creative and effective one, but it feels only weakly joined to the larger )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(collection, particularly the direct colonial context. The highlighted instruments of coercion are United States )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(power and corporate influence rather than the imperial state)] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One benefit of these articles, and the links formed within them in this collection, is to build an awareness of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the process of empire as being connected to diffuse mental constructions in ostensibly depoliticized )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(environments. This is hardly a fresh theme, but it merits repetition and further emphasis. This collection )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shows an awareness of how individuals and discourses advanced the imperial dimension of liberal modernity )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(through explicit claims, justifying narratives and perceptual definition. While there remains further potential )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in reading Victorian texts critically for wider aspects, particularly relating to gender, this collection )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(represents a significant advance in terms of the diversity of specific topics and the way these are mostly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(related to common underlying themes. 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The average length of an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(article is 15 pages, with an array of specific foci that leave little time to effectively flesh out the most )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(compelling conclusions in a particular theme. In addition the organization of the whole could be improved, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with tighter connections, more pairing, the contrast of similar works, and a better sense of how these pieces )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(represent compatible approaches, as well as occasionally productive tension.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Despite these limitations )] TJ ET BT 155.684 261.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Liberal Modernity)] TJ ET BT 244.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( remains an effective and illuminating collection, of considerable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interest to scholars researching empire, intellectual culture, state power or class in the Victorian context. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This volume forms the first volume released under the Berkeley Series in British Studies.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 466.640 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(6\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 466.640 231.603 m 480.632 231.603 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 480.632 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( It remains to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be seen what the full range and impact of this series will be, in particular how extensively scholars tie )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(together diverse specific aspects, and how prominently the wider tropes of empire, liberalism and modernity )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(displayed here continue to inform the wider study. Under the selection and editorship presented in this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(volume the series is a highly promising one, and taken in itself )] TJ ET BT 341.660 175.973 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Liberal Modernity)] TJ ET BT 429.992 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is a valuable resource.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 141.075 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 110.458 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 110.453 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Germany?s Colonial Pasts)] TJ ET BT 193.352 110.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Eric Ames and Marcia Klootz \(Lincoln, NE, 2005\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 463.964 110.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 463.964 109.059 m 517.952 109.059 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 96.202 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 96.197 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Domesticating the Empire: Race, Gender and Family Life in French and Dutch Colonialism)] TJ ET BT 507.644 96.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Julia )] TJ ET BT 64.016 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Clancy-Smith \(Charlottesville, VA, 1998\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 268.676 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 268.676 80.547 m 322.664 80.547 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 67.690 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 67.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Antoinette Burton, )] TJ ET BT 157.016 67.685 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History)] TJ ET BT 489.020 67.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. \(Durham, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 53.429 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(NC, 2005\). Indeed, Gunn and Vernon themselves express misgivings about the loss of comparative )] TJ ET endstream endobj 32 0 obj [30 0 R /Fit] endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 34 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 421.9757 386.4775 435.9677 398.3575 ] >> endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 35 0 obj [30 0 R /Fit] endobj 36 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 37 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 466.6397 231.9175 480.6317 243.7975 ] >> endobj 37 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 38 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 39 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 463.9637 109.3735 517.9517 121.2535 ] >> endobj 39 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 16 0 R >> endobj 40 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 41 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 268.6757 80.8615 322.6637 92.7415 ] >> endobj 41 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 19 0 R >> endobj 42 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 44 0 R 46 0 R 48 0 R 50 0 R 52 0 R ] /Contents 43 0 R >> endobj 43 0 obj << /Length 2037 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 64.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(elements, and the way that their work risks ?Collapsing complexity and difference and reifying a )] TJ ET BT 64.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Western, and even specifically British, story of modernity? 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