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Forthcoming Imperial & Colonial History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book...

    To Be Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Twenty-nine Years in the West Indies and Central Africa

    A Review of Missionary Work and Adventure 1829-1858

    By The Rev Hope Masterton Wadell

    First published in 1970...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The British Atlantic Empire Before the American Revolution

    By Glyndwr Williams

    First Published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. History of Barbados

    By Sir Robert Schomburg

    First published in 1998...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The History of Jamaica

    From its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872

    By William James Gardner

    This systematic history of Jamaica was written after the abolition of slavery by a man imbued with a sense of 18th-century liberalism. It is based on public records and archives, and the mass of pamphlet literature which had been published over the years....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political...

    To Be Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Latin America since Independence

    A History with Primary Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Alexander Dawson

    What is Latin America, after all? While histories of the "other" Americas often link disparate histories through revolutionary or tragic narratives, Latin America since Independence begins with the assumption that our efforts to imagine a common past for nearly thirty countries are deeply...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    By David Hicks

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Expedition into Empire

    Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World

    Edited by Martin Thomas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Expeditionary journeys have shaped our world, but the expedition as a cultural form is rarely scrutinized. This book is the first major investigation of the conventions and social practices embedded in team-based exploration. In probing the politics of expedition making, this volume is itself a...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge