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Forthcoming Imperial & Colonial History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers

    Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. From Windhoek to Auschwitz

    On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust

    By Jürgen Zimmerer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Forty years prior to the Holocaust, German colonial troops in German Southwest Africa (known today as Namibia) murdered up to 80000 Herero and 20000 Nama, and caused many more thousands to perish in the desert and as slave laborers in concentration camps. During the last decade,...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Republican China attracted an uncommon diversity of foreign interests, groups, and individuals, which included missionaries, adventurers, diplomats, academics, humanitarians and refugees, as well as hedonists and tourists. By exploring the diverse nature of foreign activities in Republican China,...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches

    Edited by Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to approaches to environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking collection...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hitler’s Brudervolk

    The Dutch and the Colonization of Occupied Eastern Europe, 1939-1945

    By Geraldien von Frijtag Drabbe Kunzel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book is a case study on colonialism and settler colonial society in conditions of total war, examining how Nazi empire-building propelled colonialist drives in other Western European countries and how in one of these countries (the Netherlands) this drive was transformed into a policy...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s

    By Dario Miccoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge