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Colonial Studies

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  • Edge of Empireby Jane M. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...

  • Real and Imagined Womenby Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Other Empireby Filiz Turhan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Nationalism and Post-Colonial Identityby Anshuman A Mondal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    How have nations and nationhood become the dominant form of political organization today? What is the role of culture in nationalism? In what ways have the ideological development of nationalisms in the post-colonial world shaped understandings of contemporary political problems such as the rise of radical Islam, communalism, and the failure of secular-liberal... more...

  • Decolonizationby Raymond Betts; Raymond F. Betts

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Raymond F. Betts considers the 'process' of decolonization and the outcomes which have left a legacy of problems, drawing on numerous examples including Ghana, India, Rwanda and Hong Kong. He examines: the effects of the two World Wars on the colonial empire the expectations and problems created by independence the major demographic shifts... more...

  • British Business in Post-Colonial Malaysia, 1957-70by Nicholas J. White

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book explores the limits of the idea of 'neo-colonialism' - the idea that in the period immediately after independence Malaya/Malaysia enjoyed only a 'pseudo-independence', largely because of the entrenched and dominant position of British business interests allied to indigenous elites. The author argues that, although British business did indeed... more...

  • Christians and Public Life in Colonial South India, 1863-1937by Chandra Mallampalli

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book tells the story of how Catholic and Protestant Indians have attempted to locate themselves within the evolving Indian nation. Ironically, British rule in India did not privilege Christians, but pushed them to the margins of a predominantly Hindu society. Drawing upon wide-ranging sources, the book first explains how the Indian judiciary's... more...

  • The Partition of Bengal and Assam, 1932-1947by Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00

    The fragmentation of Bengal and Assam in 1947 was a crucial moment in India's socio-political history as a nation state. Both the British Indian provinces were divided as much through the actions of the Muslim League as by those of Congress and the British colonial power. Attributing partition largely to Hindu communalists is, therefore, historically... more...

  • Colonial Armies in Southeast Asiaby Tobias Rettig; Karl Hack

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Colonial armies were the focal points for some of the most dramatic tensions inherent in Chinese, Japanese and Western clashes with Southeast Asia. The international team of scholars take the reader on a compelling exploration from Ming China to the present day, examining their conquests, management and decolonization. The journey covers perennial... more...

  • Leprosy in Colonial South Indiaby Dr Jane Buckingham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    Leprosy is a neglected topic in the burgeoning field of the history of medicine and the colonized body. Leprosy in Colonial South India is not only a history of an intriguing and dramatic endemic disease, it is a history of colonial power in nineteenth-century British India as seen through the lens of British medical and legal encounters with leprosy... more...