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  1. 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 4th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Decolonization

    Perspectives from Now and Then

    Edited by Prasenjit Duara

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Decolonization brings together the most cutting-edge thinking by major historians of decolonization, including previously unpublished essays and writings by leaders of decolonizing countries including Ho Chi-Minh and Jawaharlal Nehru. The chapters in this volume present a move away from Western...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Postcolonialism Meets Economics

    By S. Charusheela, Eiman Zein-Elabdin

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    In the last half century, economics has taken over from anthropology the role of drawing the powerful conceptual worldviews that organize knowledge and inform policy in both domestic and international contexts. Until now however, the colonial roots of economic theory have remained relatively...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  4. Prostitution, Race and Politics

    Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire

    By Philippa Levine

    In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the burden of the contagious diseases ordinances that the British government passed. By studying how British authorities enforced...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Naked Tropics

    Essays on Empire and Other Rogues

    By Kenneth Maxwell

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Decolonization Reader

    Edited by James Le Sueur

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Grouped around the most salient themes, this compilation includes discussions of metropolitan politics, gender, sexuality, race, culture, nationalism and economy, and offers a comparative and interdisciplinary assessment of decolonization. The process of decolonization transformed colonial and...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Medicine and Colonial Identity

    Edited by Bridie Andrews, Mary P. Sutphen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Over the last century, identity as an avenue of inquiry has become both an academic growth industry and a problematic category of historical analysis. This volume shows how the study of medicine can provide new insights into colonial identity, and the possibility of accommodating multiple...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Classical Slavery

    Edited by Moses I. Finley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    Slavery in Greece and Rome has always prompted comparisons with that of more recent history. This volume includes discussions of the relationship between war, piracy and slavery, early abolitionist movements as well as the supply and domestic aspects of slavery in these ancient societies....

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Colonial Saints

    Discovering the Holy in the Americas, 1500–1800

    Edited by Allan Greer, Jodi Bilinkoff

    From the cult of Saint Anne to the devotees of the Virgin of Guadalupe, from Saint Anthony who competed with Christ for popularity in Brazil, to Jesuits who mixed freely with shamans that talked with the gods, this exciting new anthology examines the conversion of the colonized. The essays examine...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Colonialism and Homosexuality

    By Robert Aldrich

    Colonialism and Homosexuality is a thorough investigation of the connections of homosexuality and imperialism from the late 1800s - the era of 'new imperialism' - until the era of decolonization. Robert Aldrich reconstructs the context of a number of liaisons, including those of famous men such as...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge