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  1. Racializing the Soldier

    Edited by Gavin Schaffer

    Racializing the Soldier explores the impact of racial beliefs on the formation and development of modern armed forces and the ways in which these forces have been presented and historicized from a global perspective. With a wide geographical and temporal spread, the collection looks at the...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating Decolonization in the United Nations

    Politics of Space, Identity, and International Community

    By Vrushali Patil

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Combining discourse and comparative historical methods of analysis, this book explores how colonialists and anti-colonialists renegotiated transnational power relationships within the debates on decolonization in the United Nations from 1946-1960. Shrewdly bringing together Sociology, Women’s...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. International Life Writing

    Memory and Identity in Global Context

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur

    Representing the best of international life writing scholarship, this collection reveals extraordinary stories of remarkable lives. These wide-ranging accounts span the Americas, Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Pacific over a period of more than two centuries. Showing fascinating...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Museums in Postcolonial Europe

    Edited by Dominic Thomas

    The history of European nation-building and identity formation is inextricably connected with museums, and the role they play in displaying the acquired spoils and glorious symbols of geopolitical power in order to mobilize public support for expansionist ventures. This book examines the...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Alexander von Humboldt's Translantic Personae

    Edited by Vera M Kutzinski

    Who was Alexander von Humboldt? Was he really a lone genius? Was he another European apologist for colonialism in the Americas or the father of Latin American independence? Was he a roving Romanticist, or did his sensibilities belong to the Enlightenment? Naturalist, philosopher, historian, and...

    Published January 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Malay Fishermen

    By Raymond Firth

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The social, political and economic impact of the decline of the old colonial powers in Africa, India and the Middle East are still key areas of scholarly research and debate. Based on careful social observation and empirical research, the titles in The Sociology of Development set of the...

    Published October 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. African Americans and the Haitian Revolution

    Selected Essays and Historical Documents

    Edited by Maurice Jackson, Jacqueline Bacon

    Bringing together scholarly essays and helpfully annotated primary documents, African Americans and the Haitian Revolution collects not only the best recent scholarship on the subject, but also showcases the primary texts written by African Americans about the Haitian Revolution. Rather than being...

    Published October 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Caste, Colonialism and Counter-Modernity

    Notes on a Postcolonial Hermeneutics of Caste

    By Debjani Ganguly

    One prevalent socio-cultural structure that is peculiar to South Asia is caste, which is broadly understood in socio-anthropological terms as an institution of ranked, hereditary and occupational groups. This book discusses the enigmatic persistence of caste in the lives of South Asians as they...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Philippines

    Mobilities, Identities, Globalization

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Global Realities

    Nearly five million migrant workers from the Philippines are employed in over 190 countries and territories. They work as doctors and domestic helpers, engineers and entertainers, seamstresses and surveyors. It is through their collective labor that the Philippines has assumed a global presence....

    Published September 18th 2008 by Routledge