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Forthcoming Imperial & Colonial History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. History of Barbados

    By Sir Robert Schomburg

    First published in 1998...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Modern Sports in Asia

    Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Younghan Cho, Charles Leary

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    "Modern sports" were introduced to Asia in the late nineteenth century as an innovation from the West, concurrently with the development of modern society in Asia. This book traces the historical developments of sporting cultures in Asia in specific local contexts – including Singapore, China,...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East

    Intelligence and Decolonization, 1940-1948

    By Meir Zamir

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    The role of intelligence in colonialism and decolonization is a rapidly expanding field of study. The premise of The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East is that intelligence statecraft is the "missing dimension" in the established historiography of the Middle East during and after World War...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Scramble for Africa

    3rd Edition

    By M. E. Chamberlain

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1870 barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By 1914 only about one tenth – Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia – was not. This book offers a clear and concise account of the ‘scramble’ or ‘race’ for Africa, the period of around 20 years during which European powers carved up...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. East India Company , The

    A History

    By Philip Lawson

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. British Imperialism

    1688-2000, 2nd Edition

    By P.J. Cain, A. G. Hopkins

    A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, and truly global in its reach, this magisterial account received numerous accolades from reviewers in its first edition. The first to coin the phrase "gentlemanly capitalism", Cain and Hopkins make the strong and provocative...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sovereignty and Social Reform in India

    British Colonialism and the Campaign against Sati, 1830-1860

    By Andrea Major

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The British prohibition of sati (the funeral practice of widow immolation) in 1829 has been considered an archetypal example of colonial social reform. It was not the end of the story, however, as between 1830 and 1860, British East India Company officials engaged in a debate with the Indian rulers...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    Series: Seas in History

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge