History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism book cover

    Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    1st Edition

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe: Money, Sanctions and War Economy book cover

    Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe

    Money, Sanctions and War Economy, 1st Edition

    By Tinashe Nyamunda

    This book explores late colonial Zimbabwe’s troubled transition from colony to independent state from a financial and economic history perspective. It shows that Zimbabwe’s decolonisation was crucially shaped by financial and economic arrangements. The author naturally considers Rhodesia’s…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Italy's Global Citizens: Migrants of the Imperial Project, 1880-1920 book cover

    Italy's Global Citizens

    Migrants of the Imperial Project, 1880-1920, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dewhirst

    On unifying in 1861 Italy faced a series of challenges. Politicians struggled to implement unity across a country that was unprepared for nationalism, whose cultural diversity and social structure had defined what it meant to be ’Italians’ for centuries. The government also failed to deal with mass…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Seven Years' War and Slavery in the Caribbean: Serving the King book cover

    The Seven Years' War and Slavery in the Caribbean

    Serving the King, 1st Edition

    By David Barry Gaspar

    During the Seven Years’ War (1756–63) the Caribbean region became the setting for major naval and military operations in which Britain engaged its imperial rivals, France and Spain. To assist military forces that were sent out to the Caribbean in operations against French and Spanish targets,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • From Windhoek to Auschwitz: On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust book cover

    From Windhoek to Auschwitz

    On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Zimmerer

    Forty years prior to the Holocaust, German colonial troops in German Southwest Africa (known today as Namibia) murdered up to 80000 Herero and 20000 Nama, and caused many more thousands to perish in the desert and as slave laborers in concentration camps. During the last decade,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Africa in World Affairs: Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation book cover

    Africa in World Affairs

    Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Rajen Harshé

    Africa finds itself at the centre-stage of world politics in the 21st Century. To truly determine its rising influence and role in world affairs would mean unravelling the politics of imperialism, the Cold War and globalisation. Going beyond Euro-American perspectives, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia: India and Anglo-American Relations during WWII book cover

    Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia

    India and Anglo-American Relations during WWII, 1st Edition

    By Arnold P. Kaminsky

    Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia investigates some of the institutions and strategies that evolved during World War II with regard to British India. It identifies the bureaucratic mechanisms in place during the war to handle questions related to propaganda and the Raj in England,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Durham Papers: Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845) book cover

    The Durham Papers

    Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845), 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary L Rubinstein

    Admiral Sir Philip Durham (1763-1845) was one of the most distinguished and colourful officers of the late Georgian Navy. His lucky and sometimes controversial career included surviving the sinking of HMS Royal George in 1782, making the first conquest of the tricolour flag in 1793 and the last in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Women and French Orientalist Art, 1860-1968: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Western Depictions of Difference book cover

    Women and French Orientalist Art, 1860-1968

    Cross-Cultural Contacts and Western Depictions of Difference, 1st Edition

    By Mary Healy

    Only one female artist, Henriette Browne 1829-1901, has been recognised in the canon of French Orientalist art. Beyond Browne, existing scholarship has not given due consideration to the impact of female art on French Orientalism; as a result women artists have been omitted from the Orientalist…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts: The Postmigrant Condition book cover

    Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Frauke Wiegand, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Hans Christian Post, Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • A Fascist Decade of War?: 1935-1945 in International Perspective book cover

    A Fascist Decade of War?

    1935-1945 in International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Maria Aterrano, Karine Varley

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Beyond Famines: The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945 book cover

    Beyond Famines

    The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945, 1st Edition

    By Abhijit Sarkar

    The Second World War represents a particularly important moment in the development of the postcolonial Indian state’s welfare policies. Wartime measures regarding state-provisioning of food far outlived the war, and became permanent fixtures of the post-war and post-colonial structure of governance…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

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