History: Imperial & Colonial History

  • 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…

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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.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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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

    1st Edition

    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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  • Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800 book cover

    Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva

    Published in 1998, this volume presents legal, religious and demographic aspects of the transfer of European family organisations to new environments in the overseas colonies, and illustrates the impacts of contact with other ethnic groups. In Africa the focus is on the Cape, the principal area of…

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  • British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya book cover

    British Malaya

    An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya, 1st Edition

    By Frank Sir Swettenham

    First published in 1948, this volume’s third edition emerged contemporaneously with the transition from the Malayan Union to the Federation of Malaya, an area covering the Malay Peninsula and modern Singapore. The volume recounts the experiences of the first British residents of Malaya. Its object…

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  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

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  • Law of Defamation in Commonwealth Africa book cover

    Law of Defamation in Commonwealth Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jill Cottrell

    First published in 1998, this book is an exposition of the law of defamation as it applies in those countries (excluding South Africa). It discusses or refers to hundreds of cases from those jurisdictions, as well as many important precedents from England, analysing the law and discussing how far…

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  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books: Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms book cover

    Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

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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…

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