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New and Published Books

  1. Indigenous Networks

    Mobility, Connections and Exchange

    Edited by Jane Carey, Jane Lydon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge for new imperial and transnational histories: to explore the historical role of...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana

    By Ali Parchami

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of 'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Colonial Counterinsurgency and Mass Violence

    The Dutch Empire in Indonesia

    Edited by Bart Luttikhuis, A. Dirk Moses

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Whether out of historical interest, romantic identification with the colonized or as models for contemporary counter-insurgency experts, the mass violence of insurgency and counter-insurgency in the post-war decolonization of the European empires has long exerted an intense fascination. In the main...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. History of Trinidad from 1781-1839 and 1891-1896

    By Lionel Mordant Fraser

    This work covers the period of rapid expansion after the British conquest in 1797 until the colony was faced with dislocations coinciding with the emancipation of the slaves....

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Fighting the Slave Hunters in Central Africa

    A Record of Twenty-Six Years of Travel and Adventure Round the Great Lakes

    By Alfred J. Swann

    This volume deals mainly with Swann's life on and around Lake Tanganyika, a life that brought him knowledge of many African peoples living on the lake's shores. First published in 1910....

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Between Indigenous and Settler Governance

    Edited by Lisa Ford, Tim Rowse

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance addresses the history, current development and future of Indigenous self-governance in four settler-colonial nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Bringing together emerging scholars and leaders in the field of indigenous law and...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders

    Edited by Dr Gerald Hawting

    The period from about 1100 to 1350 in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. In deflecting the threat those invaders presented, a...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Urban Governance Under the Ottomans

    Between Cosmopolitanism and Conflict

    Edited by Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Urban Governance Under the Ottomans focuses on one of the most pressing topics in this field, namely the question why cities formerly known for their multiethnic and multi- religious composition became increasingly marked by conflict in the 19th century. This collection of essays represents the...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Theories of Imperialism (Routledge Revivals)

    War, Conquest and Capital

    By Norman Etherington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this study examines closely the shifting attitudes towards, and theories concerning, imperialism, from the colonial wars of the late nineteenth century to America’s involvement in Vietnam. This lucid investigation encompasses the World Wars, the disintegration of the...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge