Theatre and Empire: Great Britain on the London Stages Under James VI and I

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Manchester University Press, 2000 M11 18 - 211 pages
This book looks at the genesis of the British national identity in the reign of King James I and VI. While devolution is currently decentralizing Britain, this book examines how the idea of a united kingdom was created in the first place. It does this by studying both the political language of the King’s project to replace England, Scotland, and Wales with a single kingdom of Great Britain and the cultural representations of empire on the public and private stages.
 

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Contents

A Jacobean empire9
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Neuer a trve Britaine amongst you?185
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SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY191
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Tristan Marshall received his Ph.D. from Cambridge in 1995, and currently writes extensively on Jacobean cultural history.

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