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The genius of Great Britain

The genius of Great Britain

an ode, in allusion to the present times

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Published by Printed for J. Almon ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 13675
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14963572M

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      A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley – review Near the end of this angry, melancholy book, he visits the former Dome, now . One matter of interest is that the western shore of Great Britain in real life has eroded into the sea some five miles since the s AD. Ancient Roman towns and other towns on the west coast that were marked on ancient Roman maps fell into the ocean over time. The North Sea has severely eroded other coasts in NW Europe in historic times.

    ‘Informal empire’ was a two-way street, a construction of peripheral as well as metropolitan interests. There was also more to British imperialism than the official mind. Successful collaboration was vital for British interests to prosper; but collaboration did not require regimes or practices modelled on metropolitan lines, whether in Latin America, West Africa, or the Malay states. “Young’s main claim to genius is his work on the nature of light but Young also made important breakthroughs in other areas. He gave his name to the ‘Young’s modulus’, a measure of elasticity [and] he was also an Egyptologist who made key contributions to deciphering the .


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