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  1. The Iconography of Independence

    'Freedoms at Midnight'

    Edited by Robert Holland, Susan Williams, Terry Barringer

    This book explores the phenomenon of Independence Days. These rituals had complex meanings both in the territories concerned and in Britain as the imperial metropole, where they were extensively reported in the press. The text is concerned with the political management, associated rhetoric and...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery

    Edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman

    In this collection distinguished American and European scholars, curators and artists discuss major issues concerning the representation and commemoration of slavery, as brought into sharp focus by the 2007 bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. Writers consider nineteenth and twentieth...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Japanese Occupation of Borneo, 1941-45

    By Ooi Keat Gin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Japanese occupation of both British Borneo – Brunei, Sarawak and North Borneo – and Dutch Borneo in 1941 to 1945 is a much understudied subject. Of particular interest is the occupation of Dutch Borneo, governed by the Imperial Japanese Navy that had long-term plans for ‘permanent possession’....

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge History of Western Empires

    Edited by Robert Aldrich, Kirsten McKenzie

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Western Empires is an all new volume focusing on the history of Western Empires in a comparative and thematic perspective. Comprising of thirty-three original chapters arranged in eight thematic sections, the book explores European overseas expansion from the Age of...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

    By Aida Essaid

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Victorian World

    Edited by Martin Hewitt

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    With an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses political history, the history of ideas, cultural history and art history, The Victorian World offers a sweeping survey of the world in the nineteenth century. This volume offers a fresh evaluation of Britain and its global presence in the years...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. British Somaliland

    An Administrative History, 1920-1960

    By Brock Millman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade

    Remedying the 'Past'?

    Edited by Fernne Brennan, John Packer

    Colonialism, Slavery, Reparations and Trade: Remedying the ‘Past’? Addresses how reparations might be obtained for the legacy of the Trans Atlantic slave trade. This collection lends weight to the argument that liability is not extinguished on the death of the plaintiffs or perpetrators. Arguing...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Ending Empire in the Middle East

    Britain, the United States and Post-war Decolonization, 1945-1973

    By Simon C. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book is a major and wide-ranging re-assessment of Anglo-American relations in the Middle Eastern context. It analyses the process of ending of empire in the Middle East from 1945 to the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Based on original research into both British and American archival sources, it...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Bureaucracy, Community and Influence in India

    Society and the State, 1930s - 1960s

    By William Gould

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Offering a fresh approach to the issue of government and administrative corruption through 'everyday' citizen interactions with the state, this book explores changing discourses and practices of corruption in late colonial and early independent Uttar Pradesh, India. The author moves away from...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge