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Colonial Studies

  • FRANCOPHONE POSTCOLONIAL STUDIESby Charles Forsdick; David Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies.... more...

  • Cuisine and Empireby Rachel Laudan

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Rachel Laudan tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of the world?s great cuisines?from the mastery of grain cooking some twenty thousand years ago, to the present?in this superbly researched book. Probing beneath the apparent confusion of dozens of cuisines to reveal the underlying simplicity of the culinary family tree, she shows how periodic... more...

  • The Ghost of Happy Valleyby Juliet Barnes

    Aurum Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    Happy Valley was the name given to the Wanjohi Valley in the Kenya Highlands, where a small community of affluent, hedonistic white expatriates settled between the wars. While Kenya's early colonial days have been immortalised by farming pioneers like Lord Delamere and Karen Blixen, and the pioneering aviator Beryl Markham, Happy Valley became infamous... more...

  • The British Empireby Ashley Jackson

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    From the eighteenth century until the 1950s the British Empire was the biggest political entity in the world. The territories forming this empire ranged from tiny islands to vast segments of the world's major continental land masses. The British Empire left its mark on the world in a multitude of ways, many of them permanent. In this Very Short... 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. more...

  • Post-Colonial Transformationby Bill Ashcroft

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    This comprehensive analysis of the major features of post-colonial studies presents a revolutionary view of how post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control. more...

  • Erotic Justiceby Ratna Kapur

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    These essays explore the ways in which law has been implicated in contemporary debates dealing with sexuality, culture and `different' subjects - including women, sexual minorities, Muslims and the transnational migrant. more...

  • Occupationby Eric Carlton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    In Occupation , Eric Carlton explores the methods employed by dominant powers to ensure their supremacy and considers the critical relationship between military authority and civilian population. more...

  • Politics and Post-Colonial Theoryby Pal Ahluwalia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Politics and Post-colonial Theory bravely breaks down disciplinary boundaries, tracing how African identity has been constituted and reconstituted by examining movements such as nationalism, negritued and decolonisation. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    This innovative collection of essays explores ways in which postcolonial theory interconnects with Translation Studies. Postcolonial Translation Theory is vital for those working in Translation Studies and Comparative Literature. more...