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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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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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Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous worlds

by Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9781784991401
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Mistress of everything examines how indigenous people across Britain's settler colonies engaged with Queen Victoria in their lives...

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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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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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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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Insanity, identity and empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873–1910

by Catharine Coleborne Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780719087240
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

This book examines the formation of colonial social identities inside the institutions for the insane in Australia and New Zealand....

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After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements (POD)

by Gyan Prakash Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
12/1994
ISBN:
9780691037424
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities...

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Business of State: Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Company

by Rupali Mishra Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
04/2018
ISBN:
9780674984561
Format:
Hbk 432 pages

At the height of its power around 1800, the English East India Company controlled half of the world’s trade and deployed a vast...

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Imperial expectations and realities: El Dorados, utopias and dystopias

by Andrekos Varnava Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780719097867
Format:
Hbk 296 pages

This volume explores how imperial powers established and expanded their empires through decisions that were often based on exaggerated...

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Learning femininity in colonial India, 1820–1932

by Tim Allender Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9781526134318
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Learning femininity in colonial India explores the colonial mentalities that shaped and were shaped by women living in colonial...

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Disciplining the Empire: Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy

by Sarah Kinkel Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
04/2018
ISBN:
9780674976207
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

“Rule Britannia! Britannia rule the waves” goes the popular lyric. The fact that the British built the world’s greatest empire...

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Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge

by Wael B Hallaq Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9780231187626
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

Since Edward Said’s foundational work, Orientalism has been singled out for critique as the quintessential example of Western...

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