Imperial & Colonial History Products

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience

    Edited by Deborah Simonton

    Challenging current perspectives of urbanisation, The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience explores how our towns and cities have shaped and been shaped by cultural, spatial and gendered influences. This volume discusses gender in an urban context in European and colonial…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Transnationalism, Education and Empowerment

    The latent legacies of empire

    By Niranjan Casinader

    Transnationalism, Education and Empowerment challenges the prevailing notion that transnationalism is concerned fundamentally with the process of enhanced global population movement that has been allied with modern globalisation. Instead, it argues that transnationalism is a state of mind,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 30 Years After

    Issues and Representations of the Falklands War

    By Carine Berbéri, Monia O’Brien Castro

    Thirty years after the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, the war remains a source of continued debate and analysis for politicians, historians and military strategists. Not only did the conflict provide a fascinating example of modern expeditionary warfare, but it also brought to the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the West, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the West and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • New Worlds?

    Transformations in the Culture of International Relations Around the Peace of Utrecht

    Edited by Inken Schmidt-Voges, Ana Crespo Solana

    The Peace of Utrecht (1713) was perhaps the first political treaty that had a global impact. It not only ended a European-wide conflict, but also led to a cessation of hostilities on the American continent and Indian subcontinent, as well as naval warfare worldwide. More than this, however - as the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Islam in India

    or the Q?n?n-i-Isl?m The Customs of the Musalm?ns of India

    By Ja'far Sharif

    Edited by William Crooke

    First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalmᾱns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja’far Sharif and the translator, G.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Comparativism in Art History

    Edited by Jaś Elsner

    Featuring some of the major voices in the world of art history, this volume explores the methodological aspects of comparison in the historiography of the discipline. The essays assess the strengths and weaknesses of the comparative practice in the history of art, and consider the larger issue of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09 
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • German Soldiers in Colonial India

    By Chen Tzoref-Ashkenazi

    Tzoref-Ashkenazi presents a detailed study of two German regiments which served in India under the British between 1782 and 1791. He asks if the Germans identified with the goals of the British colonial power, how they felt about local people and whether they adopted the colonial ideologies of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Warfare, Society and Culture

  • Collision of Empires

    Italy's Invasion of Ethiopia and its International Impact

    Edited by G. Bruce Strang

    Italy's invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 marked a turning point in interwar Europe. The last great European colonial conquest in Africa, the conflict represented an enormous gamble for the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. He faced a challenge not only from a stout Ethiopian defence, but also from…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05 

  • Conservative Politics in National and Imperial Crisis

    Letters from Britain to the Viceroy of India 1926-31

    By Stuart Ball

    Whilst serving in the prestigious post of Viceroy of India between 1926 and 1931, Lord Irwin (later the Earl of Halifax) was kept informed about political events in Britain by frequent and lengthy letters from Cabinet Ministers, senior Conservative MPs and other prominent figures, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05 

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