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Colonial Studies

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  • Atlantic American Societiesby Alan Karras; J.R. McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Within the chronological framework of Implantation, Maturation and Transition, this book provides the history of European expansion in the Americas from the age of Columbus through the abolition of slavery. Suggesting a shift in the traditional units of analysis away from nationally defined boundaries, this volume considers all of the Americas - and... 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...

  • 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...

  • Women's Movement in Postcolonial Indonesiaby Elizabeth Martyn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book examines women's activism in the early years of independent Indonesia when new attitudes to gender, nationalism, citizenship and democratization were forming. It questions the meaning of democratization for women and their relationship to national sovereignty within the new Indonesian state, and discusses women's organizations and their activities;... more...

  • Other Empireby Filiz Turhan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

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

  • Nationalisms 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...

  • From Slave Trade to Empireby Olivier Pétré-Grenouilleau

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00

    Much has been written about the origins of the great push which led Europe to colonise sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the nineteenth century. This book provides a new perspective on this controversial subject by focussing on Europe and a range of empire-building states: Germany, France, Italy and Portugal. The essays in this volume consider economic... more...

  • Colonial Cambodia's 'Bad Frenchmen'by Gregor Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Colonial Cambodia's "Bad Frenchmen" provides a captivating analysis of the gradual establishment of French colonialism in the late nineteenth century. Drawing on new materials from French, Vietnamese and Cambodian archives, it reconstructs a time during which France struggled to give meaning and substance to its Protectorate over Cambodia. It... more...

  • Leprosy in Colonial South Indiaby Dr Jane Buckingham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Cold War in the Desertby Saul Kelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    The question of the Italian colonies played an important part in the breakdown of Allied cooperation after the Second World War. Britain and the United States were closely involved in this question, yet their respective roles have not received the detailed historical attention which they merit. Based on extensive research in British and American archives,... more...