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Colonial Studies

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  • Occupying Syria under the French Mandateby Daniel Neep

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    This rigorous study explores how French colonial violence during the Mandate laid the foundations for the modern state in Syria. more...

  • The British Empire: A Very Short Introductionby Ashley Jackson

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 7.99

    The British Empire influenced many aspects of the world we live in today. The international system remains heavily marked by British imperialism, and the borders, nations, and federations it created. This Very Short Introduction introduces and defines the British Empire, reviewing how it evolved into such a force, and the legacy it left behind. more...

  • Ten Cities that Made an Empireby Tristram Hunt

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 15.50

    From Tristram Hunt, award-winning author of The Frock-Coated Communist and leading UK politician, Ten Cities that Made an Empire presents a new approach to Britain's imperial past through the cities that epitomised it The final embers of the British Empire are dying, but its legacy remains in the lives and structures of the cities which... more...

  • A Search for Sovereigntyby Lauren Benton

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    This book examines how European imperial powers imagined imperial space, constructing sovereignty in ways that merged geographic discourse with law. more...

  • The Politics of the Pastby P. Gathercole; D. Lowenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom. This book explains why historical interpretation has to incorporate perspectives from those other than 'winners', and demonstrates archaeology's crucial role in this wide-ranging approach. The book draws more on Africa, Afro-America, Australasia and Oceania than on Europe, the source of the... more...

  • Women in African Colonial Historiesby Jean Allman; Susan Geiger; Nakanyike Musisi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    How did African women negotiate the complex political, economic, and social forces of colonialism in their daily lives? How did they make meaningful lives for themselves in a world that challenged fundamental notions of work, sexuality, marriage, motherhood, and family? By considering the lives of ordinary ... more...

  • Colonialism/Postcolonialismby Ania Loomba

    Routledge 1998; US$ 19.95

    A vital introduction to the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and postcolonial discourses. more...

  • Understanding African Philosophyby Richard H. Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Medicine and Colonial Identityby Bridie Andrews; Mary P. Sutphen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Over the last century, identity as an avenue of inquiry has become both an academic growth industry and a problematic category of historical analysis. This volume shows how the study of medicine can provide new insights into colonial identity, and the possibility of accommodating multiple perspectives on identity within a single narrative. Contributors... more...

  • Decolonizationby Prasenjit Duara

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Decolonization brings together the most cutting-edge thinking by major historians of decolonization, including previously unpublished essays and writings by leaders of decolonizing countries including Ho Chi-Minh and Jawaharlal Nehru. The chapters in this volume present a move away from Western analysis of decolonizaton and instead move towards... more...