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Response to Review of Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Andrew Hillier’s main concern about my book – which he otherwise finds to be ‘engaging’, ‘readable’, ‘carefully-researched’, ‘stimulating’, ‘thought-provoking’, and ‘illuminating’ – seems to be that I was ‘too quick to infer that … monotony necessarily gave rise to feelings of “imperial boredom”’. Readers of the book will have to judge for themselves, but when,Continue reading “Response to Review of Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire”