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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
Who were the first people to invent a world-historical mission for the British Empire? And what were the constituencies behind the development of the imperialistic thinking in mid-Victorian England? These questions are vital for understanding where the New Imperialism of the late nineteenth century came from. Empire as the Triumph of Theory takes... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00
A revised edition of Manning's 1988 Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1880-1985. Covering the French-speaking countries of west and central Africa, it focuses on the development of new African institutions and a new African culture, based on precolonial African heritage and the connections of Africa with French and Belgian colonial powers. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 34.00
This is a book about 'middlemen': Africans who functioned as intermediaries between Europeans and their own hinterland for over 300 years. Based on written and oral sources, it follows the Duala, a critical community, from precolonial history to the end of colonialism, covering both German and French colonial role. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00
Contrary to popular belief that poverty has been characteristic of India for centuries, the author demonstrates that, it was not until the rise of colonial rule that the decline in the economic fortunes of the labouring communities was initiated. The book represents a powerful revisionist statement on Britain in India. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
This incisive study adds a new dimension to discussions of Egypt's nationalist response to the phenomenon of colonialism as well as to discussions of colonialism and nationalism in general. Eve M. Troutt Powell challenges many accepted tenets of the binary relationship between European empires and non-European colonies by examining the triangle of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 58.00
As a result of colonisation, many varieties of English now exist around the world. Legacies of Colonial English explores the role of British dialects in both the genesis and subsequent history of postcolonial Englishes, and how it came about that many still reflect non-standard British usage from the distant past. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Much of the world's history is the history of empires. But what has replaced the old territorial empires in world politics? This title seeks answers to such questions as: Do the United States and its allies, transnational companies, financial and media institutions, or more broadly the forces of 'globalisation', constitute a new imperial system? more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 30.95
Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism is a classic critique of France's policies in Algeria in the 1950s and 1960s and inspired much subsequent writing on colonialism, post-colonialism, politics, and literature. It includes Sartre's celebrated preface to Fanon's classic Wretched of the Earth. Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism had a profound impact... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 109.95
In an effort to restore its world-power status after the humiliation of defeat and occupation, France was eager to maintain its overseas empire at the end of the Second World War. Yet just fifteen years later France had decolonized, and by 1960 only a few small island territories remained under French control. The process of decolonization in Indochina... more...