National liberation & independence, post-colonialism

    Critical Perspectives on Empire

    By John Munro

    Hardback £27.80

    This book connects the Black freedom struggle in the United States to liberation movements across the globe.

    Indian Summer

    By Alex Von Tunzelmann

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A brilliantly compelling and insightful re-creation of one of the key moments of twentieth-century history: the partition and independence of India, and the final days of the Raj.

    Curfew Chronicles

    By Jennifer Rahim

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Guardians

    By Susan Pedersen

    Paperback £11.45

    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...

    Matatu

    By Kenda Mutongi

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £20.46

    Drive the streets of Nairobi and you are sure to see many matatus colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed out with aftermarket detailing. They can be stately black or...

    Problems of International Politics

    By Joshua Simon

    Paperback Save £2.25 = £20.74

    This book offers a new, comparative account of the political ideas that arose in the American and Latin American independence movements, highlighting social parallels between their political thinkers. It will be read in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on American political thought, comparative politics, and the ideology of imperialism.

    Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion

    By Graham Jevon

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.84

    A study of Britain's role in the Middle East from the 1948 Arab-Israeli war to the 1956 Suez Crisis, based on significant new findings from the private papers of Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion. This book revises several key narratives regarding the decline of Britain's imperial presence in the...

    Postcolonial Interruptions, Unauthorised Modernities

    By Iain Chambers

    Paperback Save £1.73 = £26.22

    Postcolonial Interruptions, Unauthorised Modernities is a ground-breaking work that revaluates the cultural and political understandings of the world today from the perspective of the south.

    Sharpeville

    By Tom Lodge

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    A new account of the social and political background to the notorious Sharpeville Massacre of March 1960, which looks both at the sequence of events that prompted the shootings and also their long-term consequences for South African politics, both domestically and in the country's relationship with the rest of the...

    No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky: The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74

    By Basil Davidson

    Paperback £18.60

    Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde

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