From the late eighteenth century onward, the British justified their empire with a continually updated ideology of moral purpose and historical necessity.
July 1, 2021 issue
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Her essays are valuable insights into the distinctive sensibility that produced all those remarkable stories that, like good poems, seem to resist paraphrase.
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