Dane Kennedy - Brexit and the legacies of empire

Dane Kennedy - Brexit and the legacies of empire

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Dane Kennedy (National History Center): Brexit and the Legacies of Empire Although Britain lost its empire some fifty years ago, this talk will argue that the legacies of its imperial past have helped shape the debate surrounding Brexit and Britain’s future. I intend to (1) note the historical forces that brought an end to Britain’s empire and led to its belated and ambivalent entry into the European Union, (2) point out how postcolonial demograp...Read More
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