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Colonial Studies

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  • America Or Europe?by Professor Jeremy Black; Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 150.00

    Why did Britain's position dramatically improve between 1739 and 1763? In this study, the author examines a pivotal period in Britain's rise to power status that culminated in the defeat of France in the struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War. The central themes in this book are the choices between war and peace, America of Europe. Due... more...

  • Imperialism, Race and Resistanceby Barbara Bush

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Imperialism, Race and Resistance marks an important new development in the study of British and imperial interwar history. Focusing on Britain, West Africa and South Africa, Imperialism, Race and Resistance charts the growth of anti-colonial resistance and opposition to racism in the prelude to the 'post-colonial' era. The complex nature of imperial... 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...

  • British Foreign Policy 1874-1914by Sneh Mahajan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 186.00

    A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their hold over India whatever the risk or cost of doing... more...

  • 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...

  • The Decolonization Of Africaby Professor David Birmingham; David Birmingham

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95

    This bold, popularizing synthesis presents a readily accessible introduction to one of the major themes of the twentieth-century world history. Between 1922, when self-government was restored to Egypt, and 1994, when non-racial democracy was achieved in South Africa, no less than 54 new nations were established in Africa. Written within the parameters... more...

  • Colonial Economy in Crisisby Ian Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    The book challenges the orthodox argument that rural populations which abandoned self-sufficiency to become single commodity producers, and were supposedly very vulnerable to the commodity price collapse of the 1930s Depression, did not suffer as much as has been supposed. It shows how the effects of the depression were complicated, varying between... more...

  • Postcolonial Translationby Susan Bassnett; Susan Bassnett (S Editor); Harish Trivedi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    This outstanding collection brings together eminent contributors (from Britain, the US, Brazil, India and Canada) to examine crucial interconnections between postcolonial theory and translation studies. Examining the relationships between language and power across cultural boundaries, this collection reveals the vital role of translation in redefining... 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...

  • Post-Colonial Transformationby Bill Ashcroft

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    In his new book, Bill Ashcroft gives us a revolutionary view of the ways in which post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control. The most comprehensive analysis of major features of post-colonial studies ever compiled, Post-Colonial Transformation : * demonstrates how widespread the strategy of transformation has been * investigates political... more...