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  • The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slaveryby Junius P. Rodriguez

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 195.00

    The first work of its kind to document slavery on a global scale, The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery is a two volume set that provides an in depth portrayal of human bondage and the slave trade from ancient times to the present. Throughout history, civilizations have sought to dominate each other for riches and glory, the conquered often... more...

  • The Routledge Companion To Postcolonial Studiesby John McLeod

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    The Routledge Companion to Postcolonial Studies offers a unique and up-to-date mapping of the postcolonial world, and is composed of essays as well as shorter entries for ease of reference. Introducing students to the history of the great European empires and the cultural legacies created in their wake, this book brings together an international... more...

  • The Sugar Baronsby Matthew Parker

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    For 200 years after 1650 the West Indies were the most fought-over colonies in the world, as Europeans made and lost immense fortunes growing and trading in sugar - a commodity so lucrative that it was known as white gold. Young men, beset by death and disease, an ocean away from the moral anchors of life in Britain, created immense dynastic wealth... more...

  • Occupying Syria under the French Mandateby Daniel Neep

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    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 US$ 6.87

    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; Not Available

    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 US$ 19.68

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