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  1. Race and Nation

    Ethnic Systems in the Modern World

    Edited by Paul Spickard

    Race and Nation is the first book to compare the racial and ethnic systems that have developed around the world. It is the creation of nineteen scholars who are experts on locations as far-flung as China, Jamaica, Eritrea, Brazil, Germany, Punjab, and South Africa. The contributing historians,...

    Published November 28th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Empire as the Triumph of Theory

    Imperialism, Information and the Colonial Society of 1868

    By Edward Beasley

    Who were the first people to invent a world-historical mission for the British Empire? And what were the constituencies behind the development of the imperialistic thinking in mid-Victorian England? These questions are vital for understanding where the New Imperialism of the late nineteenth century...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  3. A History of Portuguese Overseas Expansion 1400–1668

    By Malyn Newitt

    A History of Portuguese Overseas Expansion 1400-1668 provides an accessible survey of how the Portuguese became so influential during this period and how Portuguese settlements were founded in areas as far flung as Asia, Africa and South America. Malyn Newitt examines how the ideas and institutions...

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Imperialism in Southeast Asia

    By Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Imperialism in Southeast Asia examines its subject against a backdrop of those countries that could at a given time be called imperialist: Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands and the US. Examining the imperialist phenomenon from this wide-ranging perspective reveals imperialism as driven by...

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Hayti (1889) Cb

    The Black Republic

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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