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  • The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State, 1st Edition

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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  • Sudan

    State, Capital and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Barnett, Abbas Abdelkarim

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan’s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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  • Kingdoms of the Sudan

    1st Edition

    By R.S. O'Fahey, J.L. Spaulding

    This book, first published in 1974, is a study of the two states which dominated the northern and western regions of Sudan from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century: the Funj kingdom of Sinnār and the Keira sultanate of Dār Fūr. Until now the history of these two states has been neglected in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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  • The Winning of the Sudan

    1st Edition

    By Pierre Crabitès

    First published in 1934, The Winning of the Sudan details the British conquest of the country following the fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon. The campaign culminated in the Battle of Omdurman and the Anglo-Egyptian domination of Sudan that lasted until 1956.…

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  • Gordon

    The Sudan and Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The critics of Charles George Gordon accused him of vacillation and of instability of character. His supporters refused to admit that he was inconstant; they took the position that it was the Gladstone Cabinet which manifested a spirit of indecision that was fraught with terrible consequences.…

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  • The Vietnam War

    3rd Edition

    By Mitchell Hall

    The Vietnam War examines this conflict from its origins up until North Vietnam’s victory in 1975. Historian Mitchell K. Hall’s lucid account is an ideal introduction to the key debates surrounding a war that remains controversial and disputed in American scholarship and collective memory.  The…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
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    Seminar Studies

  • Lost Children of the Empire

    1st Edition

    By Philip Bean, Joy Melville

    Originally published in 1989. The extraordinary story of Britain’s child migrants is one of 350 years of shaming exploitation. Around 130,000 children, some just 3 or 4 years old, were shipped off to distant parts of the Empire, the last as recently as 1967. For Britain it was a cheap way of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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    Routledge Library Editions: The British Empire

  • The British Empire at its Zenith

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Christopher

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines the network of states and the political and economic systems which bound the British Empire together. This book examines each country and how the empire made its mark in the shape of urban form, public buildings and rural land patterns. An overall…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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  • The British Empire in the Victorian Press, 1832-1867

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By E. M. Palmegiano

    Originally published in 1987. In this volume, the author unearths the rich sources for the study of colonial history provided by the myriad periodical publications which flourished in the early and mid-Victorian period. This was an age in which the printed word reigned supreme as a form of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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  • Problems of Empire

    Britain and India, 1757-1813, 1st Edition

    By P. J. Marshall

    This book, first published in 1968, is a study of the impact made on Britain by the conquest of large parts of India in the second half of the eighteenth century. The sudden success of the East India Company in subjugating a vast population with a sophisticated civilization created problems of an…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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  • Indentured Labour in the British Empire, 1834-1920

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Saunders

    First published in 1984. Indentured labour migration in the nineteenth century intersects many of the most serious issues of our own time - racism, Third World poverty, and the arrogance of a great world powers. Indenture suggests lack of freedom and the exploitation of people formed into exile or…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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  • Sir Claude MacDonald, the Open Door, and British Informal Empire in China, 1895-1900

    1st Edition

    By Mary H. Wilgus

    First published in 1987. Great Britain secured and expanded its informal empire in China during the five years following the Sino-Japanese War. From 1895 through 1900 Lord Salisbury accepted England’s traditional, commercially oriented China policy and adapted it to dramatically altered political…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
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