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  1. Twenty-nine Years in the West Indies and Central Africa

    A Review of Missionary Work and Adventure 1829-1858

    By The Rev Hope Masterton Wadell

    First published in 1970...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana

    By Ali Parchami

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of 'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    By David Hicks

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Writings on Imperialism and Internationalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    J. A. Hobson’s Imperialism: A Study, first written in 1902, was undoubtedly his most prolific work. Yet he wrote frequently about the topic of imperialism of the course of his career, and a number of his articles are included in this collection, first published in 1992. Exploring areas such as the...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Germany, France, Russia and Islam (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Heinrich Von Treitschke was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. In Germany, France, Russia and Islam, he considers European diplomatic relations from the patriotic perspective of imperial Germany, in particular examining Germany’s relationship to Turkey...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Radical Politics in Colonial Punjab

    Governance and Sedition

    By Shalini Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The actions of the radical left in Punjab in pre-Independence India during the 1920s and 30s have often been viewed as foreign and quintessentially un-Indian due to their widely vilified opposition to the Quit India campaign. This book examines some of these deterministic misapprehensions and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mergers, Acquisitions and Global Empires

    Tolerance, Diversity and the Success of M&A

    By Ko Unoki

    Companies that have acquired other enterprises through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have in essence become entities that are akin to the global "empires" of history. In this book, the author weaves a unique narrative that looks at both empires of business created from M&A and global...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of the West Indies

    Containing the Natural, Civil and Ecclesiastical History of Each Island

    By Thomas Coke

    Disappointed with the purely secular tone of the earlier West Indian histories, Thomas Coke concentrated on the history of the missions in the Caribbean. This work was written immediately after the abolition of slavery, but 25 years before emancipation, and based on a wealth of documentation....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge