History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia: Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism book cover

    Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia

    Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism

    By Uther Charlton-Stevens

    Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in India during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British ‘Raj’, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism in South Asia is viewed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India: Essays in Honour of Peter Robb book cover

    Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India

    Essays in Honour of Peter Robb

    Edited by Ezra Rashkow, Sanjukta Ghosh, Upal Chakrabarti

    This book sheds new light on the dynamics of the colonial encounter between Britain and India. It highlights how various analytical approaches to this encounter can be creatively mobilised to re-think entanglements of memory and identity emerging from British rule in the subcontinent. The volume…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought book cover

    Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    Edited by John Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States: 1850-1950 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans: English Transnationalism and the Christian Commonwealth book cover

    Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans

    English Transnationalism and the Christian Commonwealth

    By Brian C. Lockey

    Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans considers how the marginalized perspective of 16th-century English Catholic exiles and 17th-century English royalist exiles helped to generate a form of cosmopolitanism that was rooted in contemporary religious and national identities but also…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Urban Governance Under the Ottomans: Between Cosmopolitanism and Conflict book cover

    Urban Governance Under the Ottomans

    Between Cosmopolitanism and Conflict

    Edited by Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Urban Governance Under the Ottomans focuses on one of the most pressing topics in this field, namely the question why cities formerly known for their multiethnic and multi- religious composition became increasingly marked by conflict in the 19th century. This collection of essays represents the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • 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

  • India and China in the Colonial World book cover

    India and China in the Colonial World

    By Madhavi Thampi

    India and China in the Colonial World brings together thirteen essays by eminent Indian and Chinese scholars as well as young researchers who look at the multidimensional interaction between the two countries. This interaction was of many kinds and took place at various levels. This volume casts…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    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

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