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  • Conquest and Resistance to Colonialism in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Maddox

    The articles collected in this study, first published in 1993, concentrates on African struggles to maintain their autonomy. Although the history of interaction between African peoples and those from outside that continent is old, for most of Africa colonial domination by European powers was both…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
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  • The Builders of the Mogul Empire

    1st Edition

    By Michael Prawdin

    First published in 1963. The Moguls, the descendants of the Mongols, two and a half centuries later than Jenghiz Khan, created an empire that stretched from Persia to Burma and from the Himalayas to the centre of the Indian subcontinent. It was a creation almost more astonishing than Jenghiz Khan's…

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  • Armenians in the Service of the Ottoman Empire

    1860-1908, 1st Edition

    By Mesrob K. Krikorian

    First published in 1977. Although hundreds of books have been published on the Armenian question and massacres, very little is known about their services in the cultural, economic and administrative life and development of the Ottoman Empire. This study is an investigation into the contribution by…

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  • The Dissolution of the Colonial Empires

    1st Edition

    By Franz Ansprenger

    First published in 1989. On the eve of the First World War, almost 72 million square kilometres of territory and more than 560 million people were under colonial rule. By 1980 the European colonial empires had disappeared from the map. Concentrating in particular on the British Commonwealth and the…

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  • Empire and Commerce in Africa

    A Study in Economic Imperialism, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Woolf

    In this title, originally published in 1920, Leonard Woolf traces the history of economic imperialism and explores the relations of Europe and Africa since 1876. This analysis of economic imperialism helped to shape attitudes to colonialism for more than one generation of radicals and socialists,…

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  • Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

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  • The World Encompassed

    The First European Maritime Empires c.800-1650, 1st Edition

    By G. V. Scammell

    In this authoritative study, first published in 1981, Geoffrey Scammell traces the course of European expansion between around 800 and 1650, during which time the world known to western Europeans was enlarged in a way unparalleled before or since. The book takes a broad historical perspective,…

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  • Resistance in the Desert

    Moroccan Responses to French Imperialism 1881-1912, 1st Edition

    By Ross E. Dunn

    This work, first published in 1977, is a study of African responses to European conquest in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It centers on the Muslim pastoral tribes and oasis communities which inhabited southeastern Morocco, a semi-arid region on the northern fringe of the Sahara…

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  • France Overseas

    A Study of Modern Imperialism, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Ingram Priestley

    Originally published in 1938. Upon restoration of peace in 1814, recovery of colonial prestige become one of the leading affairs of the French state. First the Old Colonies were reoccupied, then new areas were sought in the Pacific, Asia, and in Africa. This book examines the growth of France…

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  • The Shaping of the French Colonial Empire

    A Bio-Bibliography of the Careers of Richelieu, Fouquet, and Colbert, 1st Edition

    By Philip P. Boucher

    This bio-bibliography, first published in 1985, of the colonial "ministries" of Cardinal Richelieu, Nicholas Fouquet and Jean-Baptiste Colbert examines the primary and secondary sources available for a re-evaluation of the formative era of the French overseas empire. This volume will be of great…

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  • Struggle for Empire

    A Bibliography of the French and Indian War, 1st Edition

    By James G. Lydon

    Originally published in 1986. The French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War) occurred in the mid-eighteenth century. The concern of this bibliography is with the North American experience in this war, with excursions into the West Indies to examine collateral events which involved Anglo-Americans…

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  • Ludwig Klages and the Philosophy of Life

    A Vitalist Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bishop

    This book provides a unique overview of and introduction to the work of the German psychologist and philosopher Ludwig Klages (1872-1956), an astonishing figure in the history of German ideas. Central to intellectual life in turn-of-the-century Munich, he went on to establish a reputation for…

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