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Imperium of the soul: The political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists

by Norman Etherington Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781526106056
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Some of the most compelling and enduring creative work of the late Victorian and Edwardian Era came from committed imperialists...

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History, heritage, and colonialism: Historical consciousness, Britishness, and cultural identity in New Zealand, 1870-1940

by Kynan Gentry Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780719089213
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

History, heritage, and colonialism explores the politics of history-making and interest in preserving the material remnants of...

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Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous worlds

by Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9781784991401
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Mistress of everything examines how indigenous people across Britain's settler colonies engaged with Queen Victoria in their lives...

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Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

by Florence D'Souza Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780719090806
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

This study of the British colonial administrator James Tod (17821835), who spent his last five years in north-western India (181822)...

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Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850-1939

by Tamson Pietsch Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
06/2015
ISBN:
9780719099304
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

At the start of the twenty-first century we are acutely conscious that universities operate within an entangled world of international...

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Insanity, identity and empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873–1910

by Catharine Coleborne Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780719087240
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

This book examines the formation of colonial social identities inside the institutions for the insane in Australia and New Zealand....

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Oceania under steam: Sea transport and the cultures of colonialism, c.1870–1914

by Frances Steel Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9781526106568
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Winner of the 2012 Ernest Scott Prize The age of steam was the age of Britain’s global maritime dominance, the age...

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Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

by Patrick Griffin Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

Patrick Griffin chronicles the attempts of brothers Charles and George Townshend to control the forces of history in the heady...

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Genteel women: Empire and domestic material culture, 1840-1910

by Dianne Lawrence Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
06/2015
ISBN:
9780719097362
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

During the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth, colonial expansion prompted increasing...

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Imperial expectations and realities: El Dorados, utopias and dystopias

by Andrekos Varnava Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780719097867
Format:
Hbk 296 pages

This volume explores how imperial powers established and expanded their empires through decisions that were often based on exaggerated...

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After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements (POD)

by Gyan Prakash Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
11/1994
ISBN:
9780691037424
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities...

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Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

by Gregg Brazinsky The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780807861813
Format:
Pb+ 328 pages

In this ambitious and innovative study Gregg Brazinsky examines American nation building in South Korea during the Cold War. Marshalling...

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Writing Imperial Histories

by Andrew S. Thompson Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780719096792
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

This book appraises the critical contribution of the Studies in Imperialism series to the writing of imperial histories as the...

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Architecture and Empire in Jamaica

by Louis Nelson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780300211009
Format:
Hbk 324 pages

Through Creole houses and merchant stores to sugar fields and boiling houses, Jamaica played a leading role in the formation of...

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Cultures of decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945–70

by Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Cultures of decolonisation combines studies of visual, literary and material cultures in order to explore the complexities of...

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