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Colonial Studies

  • Hong Kongby Ackbar Abbas

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 58.50

    In an intriguing and provocative exploration of its cinema, architecture, photography, and literature, Ackbar Abbas considers what Hong Kong can teach us about the future of both the colonial city and the global city. more...

  • Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egyptby Hibba Abugideiri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt investigates the use of medicine as a 'tool of Empire' to serve the state building processes in Egypt by the British colonial administration, which effectively transformed Egyptian medical practice and medical knowledge in ways that were decidedly gendered. The book shows how the introduction... more...

  • Politics and Post-Colonial Theoryby Pal Ahluwalia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking book makes sense of the complexities and dynamics of post-colonial politics, illustrating how post-colonial theory has marginalised a huge part of its constituency, namely Africa. Politics and Post-Colonial Theory traces how African identity has been constituted and reconstituted by examining issues such as: * negritude * the... more...

  • Edward Saidby Pal Ahluwalia; Bill Ashcroft

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 22.95

    Edward Said is perhaps best known as the author of Orientalism , this volume explains Said's key ideas, their contexts and impact, with reference to both his scholarship and journalism. more...

  • Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism and Global Historyby Dr Shigeru Akita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 142.00

    British imperial history can now be seen as a bridge to global history. This study tries to renew the debate on British imperialism by combining Western and Asian historiography and constructing a new global history as an aid to the understanding of globalization in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Part One takes a predominantly metropolitan... more...

  • Rethinking the Mau Mau in Colonial Kenyaby S.M. Shamsul Alam

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This offers an alternative to the colonialist and nationalist explanations of the Mau Mau revolt, examining a widely studied period of Kenyan history from a new perspective. more...

  • Vestiges of Colonial Empire in Franceby Robert Aldrich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 150.00

    This book offers the first comprehensive study of 'sites of memory' in France connected to the history of French imperialism and colonialism, and the ways that the French have remembered or forgotten their colonial past. Through a study of monuments, memorials, museum collections and other 'sites of memory' in France connected with France's overseas... more...

  • Colonialism and Homosexualityby Robert Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95

    Colonialism and Homosexuality is a thorough investigation of the connections of homosexuality and imperialism from the late 1800s - the era of 'new imperialism' - until the era of decolonization. Robert Aldrich reconstructs the context of a number of liaisons, including those of famous men such as Cecil Rhodes, E.M. Forster or André Gide, and the... more...

  • Frantz Fanonby Anthony C. Alessandrini

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Frantz Fanon was a fearless critic of colonialism and a key figure in Algeria's struggle for independence. Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives addresses Fanon's extraordinary, often contraversial writings, and examines the ways in which his work can shed light on contemporary issues in cultural politics. Embracing feminist theory, cultural studies... more...

  • Algerian War and the French Army, 1954-62by Professor Martin S. Alexander; Martin Evans; Professor J.F.V. Keiger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    The Algerian War 1954-62 was one of the most prolonged and violent examples of decolonization. At times horribly savage, it was an undeclared war in the sense that no formal declaration of hostilities was ever made. Bringing to an end one hundred and thirty two years of French rule, the Algerian struggle caused the fall of six French prime ministers,... more...