History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

     The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas explores the history of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. This volume considers the shared histories and dynamics of Inter-American relationships through pre-Hispanic empires,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • British Fascist Tradition: Continuities in Interwar and Postwar fascism book cover

    British Fascist Tradition

    Continuities in Interwar and Postwar fascism

    By Joe Mulhall

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the core ideological beliefs and priorities of the various ideologues and fascist organisations that existed in the immediate postwar era in Britain. It is detailed study of the policies and ideologies of a number of individuals and groups that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963: Anatomy of a Riot book cover

    Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963

    Anatomy of a Riot

    By Rohan Price

    By focusing on the Hong Kong region in the early years of Communist rule in China, this book compares the interactions of the British colonial government, the Chinese communists and stateless members of the Kuomintang between 1950 and 1963. The author asserts that after 1949 the colonial government…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • Birth of a Colonial City: Calcutta book cover

    Birth of a Colonial City

    Calcutta

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity: Calcutta. It examines the geopolitical factors that were significant in securing Calcutta's position in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge India

  • Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India: Pre-figurations of the Postcolony book cover

    Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India

    Pre-figurations of the Postcolony

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    This book examines the spatial imaginaries of texts from the colonial Indian literary field of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a range of genres, namely, historical romances, novels, travelogues, memoirs, poems, and patriotic lyrics. These imaginaries present different registers…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Fortification and Its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton: Trouble in the Walled City book cover

    Fortification and Its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton

    Trouble in the Walled City

    By Adam N. McKeown

    Fortification and Its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton gives new coherence to the literature of the early modern Atlantic world by placing it in the context of radical changes to urban space following the Italian War of 1494-1498. The new walled city that emerged in the sixteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India: Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930) book cover

    Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930)

    By Luzia Savary

    Imperial raciology is a burgeoning field of historical research. Studies on the British Empire in South Asia have concentrated on the writing of Western-educated elites in English. This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Neutrality in World History book cover

    Neutrality in World History

    By Leos Müller

    Neutrality in World History provides a cogent synthesis of five hundred years of neutrality in global history. Author Leos Müller argues that neutrality and neutral states, such as Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium have played an important historical role in implementing the free trade paradigm, shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Diasporas and Transnationalisms: The Journey of the Komagata Maru book cover

    Diasporas and Transnationalisms

    The Journey of the Komagata Maru

    Edited by Anjali Gera Roy, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo

    The Komagata Maru incident has become central to ongoing debates on Canadian racism, immigration, multiculturalism, citizenship and Indian nationalist resistance. The chapters presented in this book, written by established and emerging historians and scholars in literary, cultural, religious,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Age of Revolution book cover

    Rethinking the Age of Revolution

    Edited by Michael A. McDonnell

    In the last twenty years, scholars have rushed to re-examine revolutionary experiences across the Atlantic, through the Americas, and, more recently, in imperial and global contexts. While Revolution has been a perennial favourite topic of national historians, a new generation of historians has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Film and Colonialism in the Sixties: The Anti-Colonialist Turn in the US, Britain, and France book cover

    Film and Colonialism in the Sixties

    The Anti-Colonialist Turn in the US, Britain, and France

    By Jon Cowans

    Relations between Western nations and their colonial subjects changed dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. As nearly all of the West’s colonies gained their independence by 1975, attitudes toward colonialism in the West also changed, and terms such as empire and colonialism,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

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