History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture book cover

    The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World: Spinning the Web of the Global Market book cover

    Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World

    Spinning the Web of the Global Market

    By Christof Dejung

    Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World: Spinning the Web of  the Global Market provides a new perspective on economic globalization in the 19th and 20th century. Instead of understanding the emergence of global markets as a mere result of supply and demand or as the effect of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts book cover

    Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    The colonial periods in Theravada Buddhist countries were important because they provided a shock to what were generally seen as declining Buddhist communities. This book analyses the conditions of Theravada Buddhist communities under colonialism. Chapters by experts in the field examine Theravada…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Colonialism on the Margins of Africa book cover

    Colonialism on the Margins of Africa

    Edited by Jan Záhořík, Linda Piknerová

    Colonial rule shaped the map of Africa like no other event in history. New borders were delineated; explorers and colonial armies were getting into the interior of the continent in order to grab the "magnificent cake of Africa". Colonialism on the Margins of Africa examines less known and smaller…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • The Changing Face of Imperialism: Colonialism to Contemporary Capitalism book cover

    The Changing Face of Imperialism

    Colonialism to Contemporary Capitalism

    Edited by Sunanda Sen, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

    This volume reiterates the relevance of imperialism in the present, as a continuous arrangement, from the early years of empire-colonies to the prevailing pattern of expropriation across the globe. While imperialism as an arrangement of exploitation has sustained over ages, measures deployed to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge India

  • Challenging History in the Museum: International Perspectives book cover

    Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Barbed Wire: Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons book cover

    Barbed Wire

    Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons

    By Patrick Brantlinger

    A call to transform the way we think about property, this book examines how capitalism has from its origins sought to enclose or privatize the commons, or land and other forms of property that had been viewed as communally owned, and argues that neoliberal economic policies and the corporate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Cyprus from Colonialism to the Present: Visions and Realities: Essays in Honour of Robert Holland book cover

    Cyprus from Colonialism to the Present: Visions and Realities

    Essays in Honour of Robert Holland

    Edited by Anastasia Yiangou, Antigone Heraclidou

    This volume is published in honour of the acclaimed work of Robert Holland, historian of the British Empire and the Mediterranean, and it brings together essays based on the original research of his colleagues, former students and friends. The focal theme is modern Cyprus, on which much of Robert…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics book cover

    Gandhi's Moral Politics

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge India

  • Biographies Between Spheres of Empire: Life History Approaches to Colonial Africa book cover

    Biographies Between Spheres of Empire

    Life History Approaches to Colonial Africa

    Edited by Achim von Oppen, Silke Strickrodt

    Biographical research can illuminate imperial and colonial history. This is particularly true of Africa, where empires competed with one another and colonial society was characterised by rigid divisions. In this book, five biographical studies explore how, in the course of their lives, interpreters…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Northeast Question: Conflicts and frontiers book cover

    The Northeast Question

    Conflicts and frontiers

    By Pradip Phanjoubam

    This book explores the idea, psychology and political geography of Northeast India as forged by two interrelated but autonomous meta-narratives. First, the politics of conflict inherent in, and therefore predetermined by physical geography, and second, the larger geopolitics that was unfolding…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab book cover

    Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab

    Edited by J. S. Grewal, Indu Banga

    The Chār Bāgh-i-Panjāb, written by Ganesh Das Wadera immediately after the annexation of the Lahore kingdom by the British in 1849, is a classic Persian text. Its long descriptive part is the only surviving account of the social, religious, and cultural life of the peoples of the Punjab,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

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