Books by Linda Colley

Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"Interesting reading, but Elizabeth Marsh remains in many ways an enigma."
A life whose tumultuous historical backdrop included the Seven Years War, the slave trade and globalization becomes a lens through which to view a world in motion. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 7, 2003

"A nuanced complement to the growing library of revisionist histories of empire."
Of empire-building, discovering the Other, and going native: a thoughtful reappraisal of England's centuries-long process of world conquest. Read full book review >
BRITONS by Linda Colley
Released: Oct. 14, 1992

"Intelligent, lively, well written, bursting with ideas, and splendidly illustrated with 70 prints and cartoons from the period."
A superb history of how British nationalism and patriotism developed in the period before the accession of Queen Victoria; by Colley (History/Yale). Read full book review >