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Colonial Studies

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  • Tourists at the Tajby Tim Edensor

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 67.95

    Clearly written and fascinatingly illustrated, Tourists at the Taj describes the conflicting narratives which surround the site. For some the Taj is an evocative symbol of the colonial past. For others it is a symbolic centre of Islamic power. For many of the thousands of tourists that visit it each year it is simply a monument of love. The author... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Roman Officers and English Gentlemenby Richard Hingley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This landmark book shows how much Victorian and Edwardian Roman archaeologists were influenced by their own experience of empire in their interpretation of archaeological evidence. This distortion of the facts became accepted truth and its legacy is still felt in archaeology today. While tracing the development of these ideas, the author also gives... 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...