Colonialism & imperialism


    By Christopher Lee

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    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

    Shaping Modern Shanghai

    By Isabella Jackson

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    This major study of Shanghai's International Settlement in the Republican Period is essential reading for scholars of modern Chinese history, particularly those interested in urban history, imperialism and nationalism. It will appeal to historians interested in the nature of colonialism in China, and to scholars of transnationalism and global networks.

    Imperial Control in Cyprus

    By Antigone Heraclidou

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    Scholarly study of the use of education as a tool of imperial control in British Protectorate Cyprus

    Hungry Empire

    By Lizzie Collingham

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    Shows how the British created a global network of commerce and trade in foodstuffs that moved people and plants from one continent to another, re-shaping landscapes and culinary tastes. This book charts the rise of sugar to its dominant position in our diets and locates the origins of the food...

    Sounds of Liberty

    By Paul A. Pickering

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    Focussing on radicals and reformers this book explores the role of music in transmitting political culture across the Anglophone world over time and distance. It brings to light the importance of music in the lived experience of politics of those who composed, performed and consumed it. It provides an opportunity...

    India Conquered

    By Jon Wilson

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    India Conquered traces the rise and fall of British power in South Asia.

    Insecurity State

    By Mark Condos

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    Condos explores the 'dark underside' of the ideologies that sustained British rule in India. He argues that India's colonial overlords were obsessively fearful, and plagued by an unreasoning belief in their own vulnerability as rulers. These enduring anxieties precipitated, and justified, an all too frequent recourse to violence.

    Indian Muslim Minorities and the 1857 Rebellion: Religion, Rebels, and Jihad

    By Ilyse R. Morgenstein Fuerst

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    A fresh approach to the 1857 Rebellion to help better understand the complex and multi-faceted roots of jihad as a rhetorical concept.


    By Susan Pedersen

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    An entirely new account of the transformation of the imperial order after World War I, recovering the crucial role of the League of Nations in setting up international governance of colonial territories seized from the defeated powers, and showing how the actions of the League shaped the modern world of...

    Advancing Empire

    By L. H. Roper

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    Advancing Empire examines English overseas activities between the permanent establishment of an English presence in Asia and America and the Glorious Revolution. It tracks the effects of the pursuit of commercial and colonizing opportunities in Africa, America, and the Indian Ocean by networks of aristocrats and merchants.

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