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  • US-India Relations

    1942-1962

    By Atul Bhardwaj

    This book examines India-America relations during the period 1942-1962 and critically examines the orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. Integrating the security, political and economic elements of the Indo-American relationship it…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Beyond Famines

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

    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 – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • From Windhoek to Auschwitz

    On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust

    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 – 2018-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    Paul E. Lovejoy has researched and written on African history and African diaspora history for more than 30 years. This book brings together key four themes of his work, Conceptual Issues of Enslavement; Enforced Migration; Identity and Diaspora, and Biography and Slavery. The first explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Impure and Worldly Geography

    Pierre Gourou and Tropicality

    By Gavin Bowd, Daniel Clayton

    By re-examining French geographer Pierre Gourou's work, this book highlights the significant (yet only partially understood) role he played in shaping how the tropical world was viewed during the 20th century. It does so by connecting Gourou to the idea of 'tropicality' - a discourse which…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • African Political Activism in Postcolonial France

    State Surveillance and Social Welfare

    By Gillian Glaes

    This book investigates the relationship between West African immigrant political activism, government surveillance, and the social welfare state in post-colonial France. This book weaves together three inter-related areas of historical scholarship: the history of immigration to France, the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Rethinking Australia’s Art History

    The Challenge of Aboriginal Art

    By Susan Lowish

    This book aims to redefine Australia’s earliest art history by chronicling for the first time the birth of the category "Aboriginal art," tracing the term’s use through published literature in the late eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Susan Lowish reveals how the idea of "…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge India

  • Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean

    By Celeste Ianniciello

    This book is focused on the transcultural memory of the Mediterranean region, and the different ways it is articulated by contemporary art practices and museum projects linked to migrations, exile, diaspora and transnationality. The artistic and curatorial examples analyzed in this study articulate…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Power, Culture and Modernity in Nigeria

    Beyond The Colony

    By Oluwatoyin Oduntan

    In this book, Oluwatoyin Oduntan offers a critical intervention in the scholarly fields of Nigerian, and West African history, as well as towards understanding the intellectual ideas by which modern African society was formed, and how it functions. The book traces the shifting dynamics between…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • African Testimony in the Movement for Congo Reform

    The Burden of Proof

    By Robert Burroughs

    The humanitarian movement against Leopold’s violent colonisation of the Congo emerged out of Europe, but it depended at every turn on African input. Individuals and groups from throughout the upper Congo River basin undertook journeys of daring and self-sacrifice to provide evidence of atrocities…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

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