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  • Imperial Emotions

    Imperial Emotions
    av Jane Lydon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108498364

    Emotions are not universal, but are experienced and expressed in diverse ways within different cultures and times. This overview of the history of emotions within nineteenth-century British imperialism focuses on the role of the compassionate emotio…

  • To Be Free and French

    To Be Free and French
    av Lorelle Semley

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107498471

    The Haitian Revolution may have galvanized subjects of French empire in the Americas and Africa struggling to define freedom and 'Frenchness' for themselves, but Lorelle Semley reveals that this event was just one moment in a longer struggle of wome…

  • To Be Free and French

    To Be Free and French
    av Lorelle Semley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107101142

    The Haitian Revolution may have galvanized subjects of French empire in the Americas and Africa struggling to define freedom and 'Frenchness' for themselves, but Lorelle Semley reveals that this event was just one moment in a longer struggle of wome…

  • Imperial Underworld

    Imperial Underworld
    av Kirsten McKenzie

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107070738

    During a major overhaul of British imperial policy following the Napoleonic Wars, an escaped convict reinvented himself as an improbable activist, renowned for his exposés of government misconduct and corruption in the Cape Colony and New South Wale…

  • Imperial Underworld

    Imperial Underworld
    av Kirsten McKenzie

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107686793

    During a major overhaul of British imperial policy following the Napoleonic Wars, an escaped convict reinvented himself as an improbable activist, renowned for his exposés of government misconduct and corruption in the Cape Colony and New South Wale…

  • The Cultural Politics of Obeah

    The Cultural Politics of Obeah
    av Diana Paton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107025653

    An innovative history of the politics and practice of the Caribbean spiritual healing techniques known as obeah and their place in everyday life in the region. Spanning two centuries, the book results from extensive research on the development and i…

  • The Cultural Politics of Obeah

    The Cultural Politics of Obeah
    av Diana Paton

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107615991

    An innovative history of the politics and practice of the Caribbean spiritual healing techniques known as obeah and their place in everyday life in the region. Spanning two centuries, the book results from extensive research on the development and i…

  • Taking Liberty

    Taking Liberty
    av Ann Curthoys

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107084858

    At last a history that explains how indigenous dispossession and survival underlay and shaped the birth of Australian democracy. The legacy of seizing a continent and alternately destroying and governing its original people shaped how white Australi…

  • Ocean of Letters

    Ocean of Letters
    av Pier M. Larson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521518277

    Ocean of Letters is a remarkable history of imperialism, language, and creolization in the largest African diaspora of the Indian Ocean in the early modern period. Ranging from Madagascar to the Mascarenes, the Comores, and South Africa, Pier M. Lar…

  • Ocean of Letters

    Ocean of Letters
    av Pier M. Larson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521739573

    Ocean of Letters is a remarkable history of imperialism, language, and creolization in the largest African diaspora of the Indian Ocean in the early modern period. Ranging from Madagascar to the Mascarenes, the Comores, and South Africa, Pier M. Lar…

  • Scandal of Colonial Rule

    Scandal of Colonial Rule
    av James Epstein

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521176774

    In 1806 General Thomas Picton, Britain's first governor of Trinidad, was brought to trial for the torture of a free mulatto named Louisa Calderon and for overseeing a regime of terror over the island's slave population. James Epstein offers a fascin…

  • Scandal of Colonial Rule

    Scandal of Colonial Rule
    av James Epstein

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107003309

    In 1806 General Thomas Picton, Britain's first governor of Trinidad, was brought to trial for the torture of a free mulatto named Louisa Calderon and for overseeing a regime of terror over the island's slave population. James Epstein offers a fascin…

  • Gentlemanly Terrorists

    Gentlemanly Terrorists
    av Durba Ghosh

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316637388

    In Gentlemanly Terrorists, Durba Ghosh uncovers the critical place of revolutionary terrorism in the colonial and postcolonial history of modern India. She reveals how so-called 'Bhadralok dacoits' used assassinations, bomb attacks, and armed robber…

  • Gentlemanly Terrorists

    Gentlemanly Terrorists
    av Durba Ghosh

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107186668

    In Gentlemanly Terrorists, Durba Ghosh uncovers the critical place of revolutionary terrorism in the colonial and postcolonial history of modern India. She reveals how so-called 'Bhadralok dacoits' used assassinations, bomb attacks, and armed robber…

  • Decolonisation and the Pacific

    Decolonisation and the Pacific
    av Tracey Banivanua Mar

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108705783

    This book charts the previously untold story of decolonisation in the oceanic world of the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, presenting it both as an indigenous and an international phenomenon. Tracey Banivanua Mar reveals how the inherent limits…

  • Decolonisation and the Pacific

    Decolonisation and the Pacific
    av Tracey Banivanua Mar

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107037595

    This book charts the previously untold story of decolonisation in the oceanic world of the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, presenting it both as an indigenous and an international phenomenon. Tracey Banivanua Mar reveals how the inherent limits…

  • Drawing the Global Colour Line

    Drawing the Global Colour Line
    av Marilyn Lake

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521707527

    In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the colour line would be the key problem of the twentieth-century and he later identified one of its key dynamics: the new religion of whiteness that was sweeping the world. Whereas most historians have confin…

  • Drawing the Global Colour Line

    Drawing the Global Colour Line
    av Marilyn Lake

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521881180

    In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the colour line would be the key problem of the twentieth-century and he later identified one of its key dynamics: the new religion of whiteness that was sweeping the world. Whereas most historians have confin…

  • Subaltern Lives

    Subaltern Lives
    av Clare Anderson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107645448

    Subaltern Lives uses biographical fragments of the lives of convicts, captives, sailors, slaves, indentured labourers and indigenous peoples to build a fascinating new picture of colonial life in the nineteenth-century Indian Ocean. Moving between I…

  • Subaltern Lives

    Subaltern Lives
    av Clare Anderson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107015098

    Subaltern Lives uses biographical fragments of the lives of convicts, captives, sailors, slaves, indentured labourers and indigenous peoples to build a fascinating new picture of colonial life in the nineteenth-century Indian Ocean. Moving between I…

  • England Re-Oriented

    England Re-Oriented
    av Humberto Garcia

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108495646

    What does the love between British imperialists and their Asian male partners reveal about orientalism's social origins? To answer this question, Humberto Garcia focuses on westward-bound Central and South Asian travel writers who have long been for…

  • Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution

    Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution
    av J. R. Oldfield

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107594937

    Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution offers a fresh exploration of anti-slavery debates in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It challenges traditional perceptions of early anti-slavery activity as an entirely parochi…

  • Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution

    Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution
    av J. R. Oldfield

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107030763

    Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution offers a fresh exploration of anti-slavery debates in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It challenges traditional perceptions of early anti-slavery activity as an entirely parochi…

  • The Body of the Conquistador

    The Body of the Conquistador
    av Rebecca Earle

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107003422

    This fascinating history explores the dynamic relationship between overseas colonisation and the bodily experience of eating. It reveals the importance of food to the colonial project in Spanish America and reconceptualises the role of European colo…

  • The Body of the Conquistador

    The Body of the Conquistador
    av Rebecca Earle

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107693296

    This fascinating history explores the dynamic relationship between overseas colonisation and the bodily experience of eating. It reveals the importance of food to the colonial project in Spanish America and reconceptualises the role of European colo…

  • Imperial Russia's Muslims

    Imperial Russia's Muslims
    av Mustafa Tuna

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107032491

    Imperial Russia's Muslims offers an exploration of social and cultural change among the Muslim communities of Central Eurasia from the late eighteenth century through to the outbreak of the First World War. Drawing from a wealth of Russian and Turki…

  • Violence and Colonial Order

    Violence and Colonial Order
    av Martin Thomas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521768412

    This is a pioneering, multi-empire account of the relationship between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars. Ranging across colonial Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean,…

  • Violence and Colonial Order

    Violence and Colonial Order
    av Martin Thomas

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107519541

    This is a pioneering, multi-empire account of the relationship between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars. Ranging across colonial Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean,…

  • Taking Liberty

    Taking Liberty
    av Ann Curthoys

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107446847

    At last a history that explains how indigenous dispossession and survival underlay and shaped the birth of Australian democracy. The legacy of seizing a continent and alternately destroying and governing its original people shaped how white Australi…

  • An Empire of Facts

    An Empire of Facts
    av George R. Trumbull IV

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521734349

    An Empire of Facts presents a fascinating account of the formation of French conceptions of Islam in France's largest and most important colony. During the period from 1870 to 1914, travelers, bureaucrats, scholars, and writers formed influential an…

  • An Empire of Facts

    An Empire of Facts
    av George R. Trumbull IV

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521516549

    An Empire of Facts presents a fascinating account of the formation of French conceptions of Islam in France's largest and most important colony. During the period from 1870 to 1914, travelers, bureaucrats, scholars, and writers formed influential an…

  • The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland

    The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland
    av John Patrick Montano

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521198288

    This book is a major study of the cultural foundations of the Tudor plantations in Ireland and of early English imperialism more generally. John Patrick Montaño traces the roots of colonialism in the key relationship of cultivation and civility in T…

  • The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland

    The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland
    av John Patrick Montano

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107519589

    This book is a major study of the cultural foundations of the Tudor plantations in Ireland and of early English imperialism more generally. John Patrick Montaño traces the roots of colonialism in the key relationship of cultivation and civility in T…

  • Colonial Relations

    Colonial Relations
    av Adele Perry

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108440011

    A study of the lived history of nineteenth-century British imperialism through the lives of one extended family in North America, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom. The prominent colonial governor James Douglas was born in 1803 in what is now Guy…

  • Colonial Relations

    Colonial Relations
    av Adele Perry

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107037618

    A study of the lived history of nineteenth-century British imperialism through the lives of one extended family in North America, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom. The prominent colonial governor James Douglas was born in 1803 in what is now Guy…

  • The Anticolonial Front

    The Anticolonial Front
    av John Munro

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316638415

    This is a transnational history of the activist and intellectual network that connected the Black freedom struggle in the United States to liberation movements across the globe in the aftermath of World War II. John Munro charts the emergence of an…

  • The Anticolonial Front

    The Anticolonial Front
    av John Munro

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107188051

    This is a transnational history of the activist and intellectual network that connected the Black freedom struggle in the United States to liberation movements across the globe in the aftermath of World War II. John Munro charts the emergence of an…

  • Intimate Strangers

    Intimate Strangers
    av Vanessa Smith

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521728782

    When Louis Antoine de Bougainville reached Tahiti in 1768, he was struck by the way in which 'All these people came crying out tayo, which means friend, and gave a thousand signs of friendship; they all asked nails and ear-rings of us.' Reading the…

  • Intimate Strangers

    Intimate Strangers
    av Vanessa Smith

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521437516

    When Louis Antoine de Bougainville reached Tahiti in 1768, he was struck by the way in which 'All these people came crying out tayo, which means friend, and gave a thousand signs of friendship; they all asked nails and ear-rings of us.' Reading the…

  • The Imperial Security State

    The Imperial Security State
    av James Hevia

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521896085

    The Imperial Security State explores an important but under-explored dimension of British imperialism - its information system and the close links between military knowledge and the maintenance of empire. James Hevia's innovative study focuses on ro…

  • The Imperial Security State

    The Imperial Security State
    av James Hevia

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107519572

    The Imperial Security State explores an important but under-explored dimension of British imperialism - its information system and the close links between military knowledge and the maintenance of empire. James Hevia's innovative study focuses on ro…

  • Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance

    Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance
    av Alan Lester

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316635285

    How did those responsible for creating Britain's nineteenth-century settler empire render colonization compatible with humanitarianism? Avoiding a cynical or celebratory response, this book takes seriously the humane disposition of colonial official…

  • Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance

    Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance
    av Alan Lester

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107007833

    How did those responsible for creating Britain's nineteenth-century settler empire render colonization compatible with humanitarianism? Avoiding a cynical or celebratory response, this book takes seriously the humane disposition of colonial official…

  • Protecting the Empire's Humanity

    Protecting the Empire's Humanity

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107196322

    Rooted in the extraordinary archive of Quaker physician and humanitarian activist, Dr Thomas Hodgkin, this book explores the efforts of the Aborigines' Protection Society to expose Britain's hypocrisy and imperial crimes in the mid-nineteenth centur…

  • Imperial Russia's Muslims

    Imperial Russia's Muslims
    av Mustafa Tuna

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108447799

    Imperial Russia's Muslims offers an exploration of social and cultural change among the Muslim communities of Central Eurasia from the late eighteenth century through to the outbreak of the First World War. Drawing from a wealth of Russian and Turki…