Imperial & Colonial History Products

  • Africa: War and Conflict in the Twentieth Century

    By Tim Stapleton

    This book examines the causes, course and consequences of warfare in twentieth century Africa, a period which spanned colonial rebellions, both World Wars, and the decolonization process. Tim Stapleton contextualizes the essential debates and controversies surrounding African conflict in the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Seminar Studies

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, most of the Theravada world of Southeast Asia came under the colonial domination of European powers. While this has long been seen as a central event in the development of modern forms of Theravada Buddhism, most discussions have focused on specific…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Armenia and Imperial Decline

    Yerevan Province, 1900-1914

    By George Bournoutian

    Unlike in Tiflis and Baku, the Armenian inhabitants of the Yerevan Province were overwhelmingly peasants. They did not play a major role in the political, intellectual or economic life of the South Caucasus.This book seeks, for the first time, to examine the demography and the social and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Civilized Rebels

    An Inside Story of the West’s Retreat from Global Power

    By Dennis Smith

    Civilized Rebels compares in depth four very well-known literary and political figures, all of whom opposed arrogant regimes and became prisoners. Through comparative biographies of Oscar Wilde, Jean Améry, Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, it explores the long-term process of the retreat of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Global Connections

  • The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War, Volume II, 1942-1943

    The Fleet Air Arm in Transition – the Mediterranean, Battle of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Ben Jones

    This is the second of three volumes covering the transformation of the Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War. As the subtitle of this volume ‘The Fleet Air Arm in Transition’ suggests, the years 1942-1943 marked a stepping stone between the small pre-war cadre operating from a small number of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire

    Edited by Fionnghuala Sweeney, Fionnuala Dillane, Maria Stuart

    Although the significance of transatlantic currents of influence on slavery and abolition in the Americas has received substantial scholarly attention, the focus has tended to be largely on the British transatlantic, or on the effects of American racial politics on the emergence of Irish American…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 

  • The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671

    Edited by Richard J. Campbell, Peter T. Bradley, Joyce Lorimer

    In 2009, after a public appeal, the British Library purchased a manuscript ‘Booke’, which Captain Narbrough bought in 1666 and into which he subsequently entered his journals of his voyages and correspondence relating to them. The ‘Booke’ contains his own fair copy of the journal of his voyage…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Gladstone

    By Erich Eyck

    Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

    Edited by Sarah J. Lippert

    In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body - and mind - have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity throughout the ages. Exploration of new lands and sensations is a fundamental human experience. This volume in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • How Slavery is Represented in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms

    By Raphael Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory and critical feminism, 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 engage with and respond to the historiography of the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India


    By Sneh Mahajan

    A country’s foreign policy is designed to promote self-interest strategies, to safeguard its national interests, and to achieve its goals within the international milieu. It is shaped by major assumptions, spoken and unspoken, of its policy makers as well as by civil society formed over the years.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

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