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The British monarchy in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, 1991–2016
Mark McKenna

As the Queen approaches her ninetieth birthday, republicans in both major political parties have reached a consensus in recent years that there will be no move towards a republic until the post-Elizabethan era. Agreeing to wait until the monarch dies, they hope that the last residue of attachment to the monarchy will die with her, if it has not died already. During the Queen’s past four visits to

in Crowns and colonies
The imperial imagination
Andrekos Varnava

only withstood the Ottoman onslaught for a year. English Orientalist texts of the Elizabethan era fed the imperial imagination. Shakespeare’s Othello was a tale of conflict on the Christian–Muslim frontier with an Oriental mercenary, who did not belong to his adopted Occidental land, trying to hold out against the Muslims during the Ottoman conquest of Famagusta in 1571. 24 Although

in British Imperialism in Cyprus, 1878–1915
Paul Greenhalgh

dominant that it became the mainstay of war-time propaganda. In essence, the English national profile fabricated in the closing decades of the nineteenth century was derived from the pre-industrial world. The Tudor and Elizabethan eras were most popular for the identification of Englishness, due to their historical location at the start of English imperial history. The establishment of the

in Ephemeral vistas
Peter Dawson
Jeffrey Richards

are writing songs of a standard which has probably not been reached in Britain since the Elizabethan era’. 14 He cited in particular John Ireland, C. Armstrong Gibbs, Thomas Dunhill and Roger Quilter, and he included in his permanent repertoire James Dear’s Sherwood , Armstrong Gibbs’s Silver , Vaughan Williams’s Orpheus With His Lute and Somervell’s In Summertime on Bredon. He recorded

in Imperialism and music