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This is the website of Professor John M. MacKenzie  MA Ph.D FRHistS FRSE Professor Emeritus, University of Lancaster (UK) John MacKenzie held the chair of Imperial History at the University of Lancaster, and he remains an active scholar in the fields of empire and imperial cultural history. His wide- ranging research interests include pre-colonial and colonial southern Africa, environmental history (including hunting), Orientalism, the Scottish diaspora, imperial architecture, the ‘Four-Nations’ approach to the British Empire, and imperial propaganda and the culture of empire.  This website details many books and articles written and edited by John MacKenzie. It includes volumes in the Manchester University Press ‘Studies in Imperialism’ series, the foremost as well as the largest series in its field, of which he was initiator and founding editor. The MacKenzie Moment and Imperial History. Essays in Honour of John M. MacKenzie Edited by Stephanie Barczewski and Martin Farr (Britain and the World Series, Palgrave Macmillan 2019) Cover: ‘This book celebrates the career of the eminent historian of the British Empire, John M. MacKenzie, who pioneered the examination of the impact of the Empire on metropolitan culture. It is structured around three areas: the cultural impact of empire, ‘Four-Nations’ history, the global and transnational perspectives. These essays demonstrate MacKenzie’s influence but also interrogate his legacy for the study of imperial history, not only for Britain and the nations of Britain but also in comparative and transnational context.’ This volume emerged from a festschrift conference held in 2016 and contains contributions from seventeen international scholars whose contributions ‘make crystal clear why the interpretational shifts initiated by MacKenzie’s work are of lasting importance’ (Martin Thomas, University of Exeter UK).
Prof. John M. MacKenzie
Author and Historian of Empire
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