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Empress: Queen Victoria and India

by Miles Taylor Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780300118094
Format:
Hbk 408 pages

In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues...

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Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences in a Revolutionary Age

by Kate Fullagar and Michael A McDonnell Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9781421426563
Format:
Pbk 376 pages

The contributors to Facing Empire reimagine the Age of Revolution from the perspective of indigenous peoples. Rather than treating...

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History, heritage, and colonialism: Historical consciousness, Britishness, and cultural identity in New Zealand, 1870-1940

by Kynan Gentry Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780719089213
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

History, heritage, and colonialism explores the politics of history-making and interest in preserving the material remnants of...

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Decolonization: A Short History

by Jan C. Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9780691192765
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

A concise and accessible history of decolonization in the twentieth century The end of colonial rule in Asia, Africa,...

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Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World

by Erika Rappaport Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780691192703
Format:
Pb+ 568 pages

How the global tea industry influenced the international economy and the rise of mass consumerism Tea has been one...

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Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction 2ed

by Leela Gandhi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780231178396
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Published twenty years ago, Leela Gandhi’s Postcolonial Theory was a landmark description of the field of postcolonial studies...

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Oceania under steam: Sea transport and the cultures of colonialism, c.1870–1914

by Frances Steel Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781526106568
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Winner of the 2012 Ernest Scott Prize The age of steam was the age of Britain’s global maritime dominance, the age...

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Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

by Danilyn Rutherford University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780226570242
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

In 1961, John F. Kennedy referred to the Papuans as "living, as it were, in the Stone Age." For the most part, politicians...

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Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850-1939

by Tamson Pietsch Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
06/2015
ISBN:
9780719099304
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

At the start of the twenty-first century we are acutely conscious that universities operate within an entangled world of international...

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Genteel women: Empire and domestic material culture, 1840-1910

by Dianne Lawrence Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780719097362
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

During the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth, colonial expansion prompted increasing...

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Governing natives: Indirect rule and settler colonialism in Australia's north

by Ben Silverstein Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9781784995263
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

In the 1930s, a series of crises transformed relationships between settlers and Aboriginal people in Australia's Northern Territory....

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Imperium of the soul: The political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists

by Norman Etherington Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9781526106063
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Some of the most compelling and enduring creative work of the late Victorian and Edwardian Era came from committed imperialists...

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Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

by Patrick Griffin Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

Patrick Griffin chronicles the attempts of brothers Charles and George Townshend to control the forces of history in the heady...

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Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

by Florence D'Souza Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780719090806
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

This study of the British colonial administrator James Tod (17821835), who spent his last five years in north-western India (181822)...

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Writing Imperial Histories

by Andrew S. Thompson Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780719096792
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

This book appraises the critical contribution of the Studies in Imperialism series to the writing of imperial histories as the...

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