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  1. 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

  2. Terrorism, Insurgency and Indian-English Literature, 1830-1947

    By Alex Tickell

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    In this ground-breaking interdisciplinary study of terrorism, insurgency and the literature of colonial India, Alex Tickell re-envisages the political aesthetics of empire. Organized around key crisis moments in the history of British colonial rule such as the ‘Black Hole’ of Calcutta, the...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

    By Kaushik Roy

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book argues that the role of the British East India Company in transforming warfare in South Asia has been overestimated. Although it agrees with conventional wisdom that, before the British, the nature of Indian society made it difficult for central authorities to establish themselves fully...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Louisiana Purchase

    A Global Context

    By Robert D. Bush

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land from France at a price of approximately three cents per acre, dramatically altering the young nation’s geography and its political future. President Thomas Jefferson had struggled for three years over the purchase, which many...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law

    Imagined Constitutions, Remembered Legalities

    By Ian Duncanson

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law considers the intersection of these terms in the historical development of what has come to be known as the ‘rule of law’. The separation of governmental powers, checks and balances, and judicial independence signified something entirely new in the way in...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Slavery

    Edited by Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Serious research in and around the history—and contemporary reality—of slavery is very wide-ranging, and flourishes as never before. This new four-volume collection from Routledge’s acclaimed series, Critical Concepts in Historical Studies, meets the need for a reference work to help users make...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Global History of the Developing World

    By Christopher M. White

    A Global History of the Developing World takes a sweeping look at the historical foundations of the problems of developing world society. Encompassing Asia, Latin America and Africa, the book centralizes the struggle for self-determination in an attempt to understand how the current nation-states...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Women in Colonial India: Historical Documents and Sources

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse, this new title makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of Indian imperial history. The collection will be particularly welcomed by those working in women’s and gender studies, and in women’s history,...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Africa's Contemporary Challenges

    The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    This book reviews Cabral’s intellectual contribution to current debates on race, identity, nation building, democracy, leadership and ethics. The key leader of the national liberation movements of former Portuguese African colonies is considered to be one of their foremost intellectuals...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge