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John Buchan, romantic imperialism, and the question of who belongs
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This chapter examines the views of John Buchan, Governor-General of Canada from 1935 to 1940, concerning imperial citizenship. Buchan's imperial outlook was that of a progressive conservative with a cosmopolitan sympathy held back, but only just, by his respect for tradition and stability. His vision was of a broad-minded notion of Empire based upon morality, values and an understated fatalism. Unlike Lionel Curtis, Buchan was more interested in fostering the shared Britannic identity he believed must necessarily underpin any firm imperial citizenship. This chapter also analyses Buchan's work on imperialism A Lodge in the Wilderness.

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Imperial citizenship

Empire and the question of belonging

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