History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States

    1850-1950

    By Waltraud Ernst, Biswamoy Pati, T.V. Sekher

    Since the 1980s there has been a continual engagement with the history and the place of western medicine in colonial settings and non-western societies. In relation to South Asia, research on the role of medicine has focussed primarily on regions under direct British administration. This book looks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia book cover

    Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia

    Edited by Sui Wai Cheung

    This book argues that as colonialism brought the concept of individual, as opposed to collective, land ownership to indigenous society, along with Western surveying techniques, the changes that resulted altered the relationship of the state to its citizens, and, thereby, the structure of local…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Unbound God: Slavery and the Formation of Early Christian Thought book cover

    The Unbound God

    Slavery and the Formation of Early Christian Thought

    By Chris L. de Wet

    This volume examines the prevalence, function, and socio-political effects of slavery discourse in the major theological formulations of the late third to early fifth centuries AD, arguably the most formative period of early Christian doctrine. The question the book poses is this: in what way did…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe: Telling Failures book cover

    Early Encounters between East Asia and Europe

    Telling Failures

    Edited by Ralf Hertel, Michael Keevak, Thijs Weststeijn

    While inquiries into early encounters between East Asia and the West have traditionally focused on successful interactions, this collection inquires into the many forms of failure, experienced on all sides, in the period before 1850. Countering a tendency in scholarship to overlook unsuccessful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Algeria and France: From Colonialism to Cooperation book cover

    Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa: Issues of Development and Integration book cover

    Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews: The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia book cover

    The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa: Nation, State, and Region book cover

    North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World: New Sources and New Findings book cover

    Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World

    New Sources and New Findings

    Edited by Jane Landers

    This book highlights newly-discovered and underutilized sources for the study of slavery and abolition. It features the contributions of scholars who work with Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Swedish materials from Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their work draws on legal suits, merchant…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

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