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  1. The First Englishmen in India

    Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

    Edited by J. Courtenay Locke

    First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company....

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. The King's Living Image

    The Culture and Politics of Viceregal Power in Colonial Mexico

    By Alejandro Caneque

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    To rule their vast new American territories, the Spanish monarchs appointed viceroys in an attempt to reproduce the monarchical system of government prevailing at the time in Europe. But despite the political significance of the figure of the viceroy, little is known about the mechanisms of...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  3. From Slave Trade to Empire

    European Colonisation of Black Africa 1780s-1880s

    Edited by Olivier Pétré-Grenouilleau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Much has been written about the origins of the great push which led Europe to colonise sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the nineteenth century. This book provides a new perspective on this controversial subject by focussing on Europe and a range of empire-building states: Germany, France, Italy and...

    Published August 26th 2004 by Routledge

  4. A History of India

    4th Edition

    By Hermann Kulke, Herman Kulke, Dietmar Rothermund, Dietmar Rothermund

    This fourth edition of A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the subcontinent. Providing an...

    Published August 26th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Colonialist Photography

    Imag(in)ing Race and Place

    Edited by Eleanor M. Hight, Gary D. Sampson

    Colonialist Photography is an absorbing collection of essays and photographs exploring the relationship between photography and European and American colonialism. The book is packed with well over a hundred captivating images, ranging from the first experiments with photography as a documentary...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. The European Colonial Empires


    By H. L. Wesseling

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    The nineteenth century was Europe's colonial century. At the beginning of the period, the only colonial empire that existed was the British Empire. By the end of the century the situation was completely different and Europe's colonial possessions had come to constitute a large part of the world....

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Partition of Bengal and Assam, 1932-1947

    Contour of Freedom

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    The fragmentation of Bengal and Assam in 1947 was a crucial moment in India's socio-political history as a nation state. Both the British Indian provinces were divided as much through the actions of the Muslim League as by those of Congress and the British colonial power. Attributing partition...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. White Mythologies

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J.C. Young

    In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. Is it possible, he asked, to write history that avoids the trap of Eurocentrism? Is history simply a Western myth? His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Nehru

    By Benjamin Zachariah

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This engaging new biography dispels many myths surrounding Nehru, and distinguishes between the icon he has become and the politician he actually was. Benjamin Zachariah places Nehru in the context of the issues of his time, including the central theme of nationalism, the impact of Cold War...

    Published April 29th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Decolonization

    2nd Edition

    By Raymond Betts, Raymond F. Betts

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Raymond F. Betts considers the 'process' of decolonization and the outcomes which have left a legacy of problems, drawing on numerous examples including Ghana, India, Rwanda and Hong Kong. He examines: the effects of the two World Wars on the colonial empire the expectations and problems...

    Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge