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California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA 91125-0001)
Lance E. Davis (Project Director: May 1977 to present)

Social And Political Responses to Questi ons of Empire: Britain & Colonies

This project will study the socio-economic principles underlying the British middle-class ethos in an examination of the development of the British Empire. Funding will permit collection (in machine- readable form) and analysis of data on a stratified sample of 269 stockholders in the Empire (out of a total number of 126,000). The project will also study relevant papers, the records of chambers of commerce, and Parliamentary debates, division lists, and papers. The project emphasizes interdisciplinary research conducted by an historian and an economist.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$39,186 (approved)
$39,186 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1977 – 8/31/1979