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  1. 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 24th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Hayti (1889) Cb

    The Black Republic

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2004 by Routledge

  10. A History of India

    4th Edition

    By Herman Kulke, 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 25th 2004 by Routledge