History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • Korea Today book cover

    Korea Today

    1st Edition

    By George M. McCune

    Published in 1950: Here is the first comprehensive study of Korea since its liberation and division. Written by an outstanding American authority with long personal knowledge of the country, it provides an analysis of the American and Russian military occupations, the efforts of the United Nations…

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  • The History of French Colonial Policy, 1870-1925 book cover

    The History of French Colonial Policy, 1870-1925

    1st Edition

    By Stephen H. Roberts

    Published in 1963: The author gives a clear and accurate account of the immense development of France as a colonial power which, in an incredibly short space of time, was to control one third of Africa. He drew his material not only from the scanty formal literature then available, but also by…

    Paperback – 2020-08-11 
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  • British Routes to India. book cover

    British Routes to India.

    1st Edition

    By Halford Lancaster Hoskins

    First published in 1928, this volume examines the routes to India which originated as a means of communication and casual trading voyages in the late 18th century but which evolved under European imperialism, adding vast significance and definite lines of access alongside economic and social uses…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars book cover

    Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • British Colonial Theories 1570 – 1850 book cover

    British Colonial Theories 1570 – 1850

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    By Klause E. Knorr

    First published in 1944, this volume covers the period of the old Empire and of the readjustments of the second Empire which followed the failure of the old after the revolt of the American colonies, ending with the emergence of free trade, and is significant to the history of the American colonies…

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  • The Colonial Administrations of Sir Thomas Maitland book cover

    The Colonial Administrations of Sir Thomas Maitland

    1st Edition

    By C. Willis Dixon

    First published in 1939, this volume describes many of the more colourful episodes in the career of Sir Thomas Maitland, while, in its account of his role as governor, it makes a valuable contribution to the study of early colonial history. Maitland was one of the most important figures in the…

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  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    The New Colonial Policy

    1st Edition

    By Helmer Key

    Published in 1922, this book provides a history of the era as well as making reference to Britain’s colonial past. Egerton discusses British policies in her territories, as well as trials and tribulations that faced the British Empires influence at the dawn of the twentieth century.…

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  • British Social Life in India 1608 - 1937 book cover

    British Social Life in India 1608 - 1937

    1st Edition

    By Dennis Kincaid

    Edited by David Farrer

    First published in 1938, the author describes the ways in which the British lived in India from the early adventurous period of the East India Company until the 1930s when modern means of travel and communication enabled the sahibs to keep in close touch with home and eschew oriental influences. He…

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  • British Colonial Policy in the Twentieth Century book cover

    British Colonial Policy in the Twentieth Century

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    By Hugh , Edward Egerton

    Published in 1922, this book provides a history of the era as well as making reference to Britain’s colonial past. Egerton discusses British policies in her territories, as well as trials and tribulations that faced the British Empires influence at the dawn of the twentieth century.…

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  • The Cotton Industry and Trade book cover

    The Cotton Industry and Trade

    1st Edition

    By S.J. Chapman

    First published in 1905, this volume on the Cotton Industry emerged in the context of Joseph Chamberlain’s proposed Tariff Reform and provided an academic perspective on the industry. The author, S.J. Chapman, was an established historian of Lancashire cotton and produced this volume as an…

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  • Burma Through the Centuries: Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government book cover

    Burma Through the Centuries

    Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government, 1st Edition

    By J. Stuart

    First published in 1909, at the midpoint of British occupation, this volume sought to provide the first popular history of Burma (now Myanmar) for British businessmen and visitors otherwise put off by difficulties of translation and understanding. Having lived in Burma for forty years, arriving…

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