The History of Leith

April 11, 2012

How Long Before the Sunset ? British attitudes to war, 1871-1914

British attitudes to war in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries have frequently been described as ‘jingoistic’. This term, which originated in 1878 from a music hall song supporting British intervention in the Russian-Turkish war, is helpful in depicting an increasingly bullish and popular imperialism which was a feature of the period. for more click here

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