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Labour and Economic Change in Southern Africa c.1900-2000 Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi

Labour and Economic Change in Southern Africa c.1900-2000: Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi

1st Edition

By Rory Pilossof, Andrew Cohen
January 09, 2023

This book explores the social and economic development of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi over the course of the twentieth century. These three countries have long shared and interconnected pasts. All three were drawn into the British Empire at a similar time and the formation of the ill-fated ...

Nietzsche, Heidegger and Colonialism Occupying South East Asia

Nietzsche, Heidegger and Colonialism: Occupying South East Asia

1st Edition

By R.B.E. Price
January 09, 2023

This text argues that Nietzsche’s idea of invalid policy that is believed to be valid and Heidegger’s concept of doubt as the reason for a representation are essentially the same idea. Using this insight, the text investigates vignettes from colonial occupation in Southeast Asia and its protest ...

Sun Yatsen, Robert Wilcox and Their Failed Revolutions, Honolulu and Canton 1895 Dynamite on the Tropic of Cancer

Sun Yatsen, Robert Wilcox and Their Failed Revolutions, Honolulu and Canton 1895: Dynamite on the Tropic of Cancer

1st Edition

By Patrick Anderson
January 09, 2023

Dynamite on the Tropic of Cancer is the radical, explosive retelling of the first decade of the 'Father of Modern China' Dr Sun Yatsen’s globally shaped formation as a professional revolutionist, and of the impact of the adult Sun’s revolutionary relationship with Hawaiʻi and with his varied ...

The Cold War, the Space Race, and the Law of Outer Space Space for Peace

The Cold War, the Space Race, and the Law of Outer Space: Space for Peace

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By Albert K. Lai
January 09, 2023

The Cold War, the Space Race, and the Law of Outer Space: Space for Peace tells the story of one of the United Nations’ most enduring and least known achievements: the adoption of five multilateral treaties that compose the international law of outer space. The story begins in 1957 during the ...

Narratives of Dictatorship in the Age of Revolution Emotions, Power and Legitimacy in the Atlantic Space

Narratives of Dictatorship in the Age of Revolution: Emotions, Power and Legitimacy in the Atlantic Space

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By Moisés Prieto
December 30, 2022

Between the mid-eighteenth and the mid-nineteenth century, the idea of dictatorship changed drastically, leaving back the ancient Roman paradigm and opening the way to a rule with extraordinary powers and which was unlimited in time. While the French Revolution produced an acceleration of history ...

Political Power and Colonial Development in British Central Africa 1938-1960s

Political Power and Colonial Development in British Central Africa 1938-1960s

1st Edition

By Alan Cousins
December 30, 2022

This book focuses on the late colonial history of Zambia and Malawi, which between 1953 and 1963 were part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Although there were many links in their history and between their populations, the two territories (British protectorates under Colonial Office ...

The Hispanic-Anglosphere from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century An Introduction

The Hispanic-Anglosphere from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century: An Introduction

1st Edition

Edited By Graciela Iglesias-Rogers
December 19, 2022

The Hispanic and Anglo worlds are often portrayed as the Cain and Abel of Western culture, antagonistic and alien to each other. This book challenges such view with a new critical conceptual framework – the ‘Hispanic-Anglosphere’ – to open a window into the often surprising interactions of ...

Reenactment Case Studies Global Perspectives on Experiential History

Reenactment Case Studies: Global Perspectives on Experiential History

1st Edition

Edited By Vanessa Agnew, Juliane Tomann, Sabine Stach
December 16, 2022

Reenactment Case Studies: Global Perspectives on Experiential History examines reenactment's challenge to traditional modes of understanding the past, asking how experience-based historical knowledge-making relates to memory-making and politics. Reenactment is a global phenomenon that ncompasses ...

American Planters and Irish Landlords in Comparative and Transnational Perspective Lords of Land and Labor

American Planters and Irish Landlords in Comparative and Transnational Perspective: Lords of Land and Labor

1st Edition

By Cathal Smith
September 26, 2022

This is the first study to systematically explore similarities, differences, and connections between the histories of American planters and Irish landlords. The book focuses primarily on the comparative and transnational investigation of an antebellum Mississippi planter named John A. Quitman (1799...

Combatants and Civilians in Revolutionary Ireland, 1918-1923

Combatants and Civilians in Revolutionary Ireland, 1918-1923

1st Edition

By Thomas Earls FitzGerald
September 26, 2022

This book is based on original research into intimidation and violence directed at civilians by combatants during the revolutionary period in Ireland, considering this from the perspectives of the British, the Free State and the IRA. The book combines qualitative and quantitative approaches, and ...

Political and Military Leadership in the World Wars The Closest Concert

Political and Military Leadership in the World Wars: The Closest Concert

1st Edition

By Carl Cavanagh Hodge
September 26, 2022

This book approaches the World Wars and the decades between them as a single unit in modern history. It is impossible to understand either the cause or conduct of the 1939–45 war without an appreciation of the issues not wholly answered in the conflict of 1914–18. Bridging the World Wars was the ...

The Ending of Tribal Wars Configurations and Processes of Pacification

The Ending of Tribal Wars: Configurations and Processes of Pacification

1st Edition

Edited By Jürg Helbling, Tobias Schwoerer
September 26, 2022

All over the world and throughout millennia, states have attempted to subjugate, control and dominate non-state populations and to end their wars. This book compares such processes of pacification leading to the end of tribal warfare in seven societies from all over the world between the 19th and ...

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