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A History of the Georgian People From the Beginning Down to the Russian Conquest in the Nineteenth Century

A History of the Georgian People: From the Beginning Down to the Russian Conquest in the Nineteenth Century

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By W.E.D. Allen
May 03, 2023

A History of the Georgian People (1971) begins with an account of the early history and ethnographic background of Georgia, and goes on to cover the country’s political history from 1000 to 1800 and Russian conquest. There are chapters on the social history of the country, with much interesting ...

Black Flags in Vietnam The Story of a Chinese Intervention

Black Flags in Vietnam: The Story of a Chinese Intervention

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By Henry McAleavy
May 03, 2023

Black Flags in Vietnam (1968) examines nineteenth-century conflict between China, Vietnam and France. For the first thousand years of its history, Vietnam had been an integral part of China, and during subsequent centuries of self-rule had acknowledged Chinese suzerainty. In the 1850s, France, ...

Britain's Army in India From its Origins to the Conquest of Bengal

Britain's Army in India: From its Origins to the Conquest of Bengal

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By James P. Lawford
May 03, 2023

Britain’s Army in India (1978) tells how a joint stock company, the Honourable East India Company, came to organise a private army and lay the foundations for the establishment of the British Empire in India. From its origins as warehouse guards, through its struggles against the Dutch and the ...

British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell

British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell

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By W.P. Morrell
May 03, 2023

British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell (1930) examines British colonial administration during the administrations of Sir Robert Peel and Lord John Russell. In this period, 1815–41, new ideas were adopted and colonial policy was revolutionized. British attitudes towards colonization ...

British Imperialism and Australia, 1783–1833 An Economic History of Australasia

British Imperialism and Australia, 1783–1833: An Economic History of Australasia

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By Brian Fitzpatrick
May 03, 2023

British Imperialism and Australia (1939) looks at the early economic history of Australia, which towards the end of the period under review became an important field of British Imperial development. The establishment of a peasant economy in New South Wales was attempted half a world away from the ...

British India's Relations with the Kingdom of Nepal, 1857–1947 A Diplomatic History of Nepal

British India's Relations with the Kingdom of Nepal, 1857–1947: A Diplomatic History of Nepal

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By Asad Husain
May 03, 2023

British India's Relations with the Kingdom of Nepal (1970) uses original documents and confidential papers never before available to examine the relations between Nepal and British India from 1857 to 1947. Though relations between the two countries were generally friendly, they occasionally clashed...

British Policy Towards the Indian States 1905–1939

British Policy Towards the Indian States 1905–1939

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By S.R. Ashton
May 03, 2023

British Policy Towards the Indian States (1982) examines the concept of indirect rule in terms of both its application and consequences in the princely states of India during the first four decades of the twentieth century. The author first deals with the political geography and diversity of the ...

Capitalism and Colonial Production

Capitalism and Colonial Production

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By Hamza Alavi, P.L. Burns, G.R. Knight, P.B. Mayer, Doug McEachern
May 03, 2023

Capitalism and Colonial Production (1982) examines the ways in which capitalism has transformed the societies it came to dominate, and the link between colonialism and capitalism. These essays confront the complex of issues, using as material the various countries in Asia. They advance the debate ...

Chatham's Colonial Policy A Study in the Fiscal and Economic Implications of the Colonial Policy of the Elder Pitt

Chatham's Colonial Policy: A Study in the Fiscal and Economic Implications of the Colonial Policy of the Elder Pitt

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By Kate Hotblack
May 03, 2023

Chatham's Colonial Policy (1917) examines Britain’s colonial plans and ambition in the mid-eighteenth century, under the leadership of the Earl of Chatham – William Pitt the Elder. It analyses his policies for British control around the world, most notably in the West Indies, North America, Africa ...

Colonial Africa

Colonial Africa

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By A. J. Christopher
May 03, 2023

There have been few more remarkable events than the European colonisation and decolonisation of Africa. Often within a single lifespan countries were conquered, reorganised, settled and then granted independence. Colonial Africa (1984) examines the impact this had on the landscape of Africa. The ...

Colonial Planning A Comparative Study

Colonial Planning: A Comparative Study

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By Barbu Niculescu
May 03, 2023

Colonial Planning (1958) breaks new ground in its study of colonial development plans on a comparative basis. It starts with a summary of the statistical data for the 70 odd territories studied, including territorial incomes, capital accumulation, origin and size of planning finances and ...

Colonial Sequence 1930 to 1949 A Chronological Commentary upon British Colonial Policy Especially in Africa

Colonial Sequence 1930 to 1949: A Chronological Commentary upon British Colonial Policy Especially in Africa

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By Margery Perham
May 03, 2023

Colonial Sequence 1930-1949 (1967) presents a valuable body of evidence for the enquiry into Britain’s colonial actions, written at a time when Britain was retreating from empire. In these collected articles we see Britain’s colonial service in action, snapshots from the time and place, ...

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