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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. A Distant Sovereignty

    National Imperialism and the Origins of British India

    By Sudipta Sen

    In this broad study of British rule in India during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Sudipta Sen takes up this dual agenda, sketching out the interrelationships between nationalism, imperialism, and identity formation as they played out in both England and South Asia....

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Island Race

    Englishness, Empire and Gender in the Eighteenth Century

    By Kathleen Wilson

    Rooted in a period of vigorous exploration and colonialism, The Island Race: Englishness, empire and gender in the eighteenth century is an innovative study of the issues of nation, gender and identity. Wilson bases her analysis on a wide range of case studies drawn both from Britain and across the...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Negotiated Empires

    Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500–1820

    Edited by Christine Daniels, Michael V. Kennedy

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    In this innovative volume, leading historians of the early modern Americas examine the subjects of early modern, continuing colonization, and the relations between established colonies and frontiers of settlement. Their original essays about centers and peripheries in Spanish, Portuguese, French,...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Rosicrucian Enlightenment

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Yates

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A history of the role that the occult has played in the formation of modern science and medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of the western esoteric tradition. Beautifully illustrated, it remains one of those rare works of scholarship which the...

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking the African Diaspora

    The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

    Edited by Edna G. Bay, Kristin Mann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    As a result of new research, we can now paint a more complex picture of peoples and cultures in the south Atlantic, from the earliest period of the slave trade up to the present. The nine papers in this volume indicate that a dynamic and continuous movement of peoples east as well as west across...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 27th 2001 by Routledge