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  1. Womens Travel Writing 1750-185

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The British Occupation of Indonesia: 1945-1946

    Britain, The Netherlands and the Indonesian Revolution

    By Richard Mcmillan

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This is the first work to systematically examine the British occupation of Indonesia after the Second World War. The occupation by British-Indian forces between 1945 and 1946 bridged the gap between the surrender of Japan and the resumption of Dutch rule, and this book is a reappraisal of the...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Decolonization

    By Dietmar Rothermund

    Series: Routledge Companions to History

    This is an essential companion to the process of decolonization – perhaps one of the most important historical processes of the twentieth century. Examining decolonization in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific, the Companion includes: thematic chapters a detailed chronology and...

    Published February 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Empire Strikes Back?

    The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century

    By Andrew S. Thompson

    `The Empire Strikes Back' will inject the empire back into the domestic history of modern Britain. In the nineteenth century and for much of the twentieth century, Britain's empire was so large that it was truly the global superpower. Much of Africa, Asia and America had been subsumed....

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Transvaal Rebellion

    The First Boer War, 1880-1881

    By John Laband

    This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and...

    Published February 10th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Graeme Dunstall

    This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Willan

  7. Race and Empire

    By Jane Samson

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Readers at the beginning of the twenty-first century are probably more racially self-aware than any other generation has been. Like the relationship between gender and history, that between race and history is perceived to be of the utmost importance by young people and the older generation because...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. A Civilised Savagery

    Britain and the New Slaveries in Africa, 1884-1926

    By Kevin Grant

    In the two decades before World War One, Great Britain witnessed the largest revival of anti-slavery protest since the legendary age of emancipation in the mid-nineteenth century. Rather than campaigning against the trans-Atlantic slave trade, these latter-day abolitionists focused on the so-called...

    Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Fault Lines of Empire

    Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1760-1830

    By Elizabeth Mancke

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    The Fault Lines of Empire is a fascinating comparative study of two communities in the early modern British Empire--one in Massachusetts, the other in Nova Scotia. Elizabeth Mancke focuses on these two locations to examine how British attempts at reforming their empire impacted the...

    Published November 29th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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