Imperial World Empires and Colonies since 1750

ISBN-10: 0131916580
ISBN-13: 9780131916586
Edition: 2013
Authors: Douglas Northrop
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748

Using a combination of historical narrative, primary documents, and synthetic analysis, this book offers a broad overview of global imperialism during the last three centuries.nbsp; It examines the historical development of colonial systems and shows their enormous role in shaping the modern world order.nbsp;Broad conceptual coverage outlines the structures of imperial power, surveying the ldquo;hardrdquo; side of modern empires - their ideological underpinnings, their military, economic, and political goals, and the practical techniques used by colonial authorities; then explores the enormous cultural and social impact of colonial systems in shaping the everyday lives of men, women, and children all around the globe, in the metropoles as well as in the colonies.nbsp;For enthusiasts of world history, especially modern world civilization courses.

Douglas Northrop is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan, where he directs the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. His first book, #60;i#62;Veiled Empire#60;/i#62;#60;i#62;: Gender and Power in Stalinist Central Asia#60;/i#62; (2004), won the W. Bruce Lincoln Prize and the Heldt Prize. .

Foreward
Series Editor's Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Starting Points
Definitions and Contexts
A world of Empires, 1500-1750
Connections and Colonies since 1750
The Raj: British Empire in India and South Asia, 1757-1947
Conquest and Profit: British Power Through the East India Company (1757-1857)
Rebellion and Repression Under the Raj: British Empire in India (1857-1947)
Sources
Remarking an Empire: Culture, Reform, and the East India Company (1829-1835)
Anti-Imperial Critique: Victorian Empire through Indian Eyes (1886)
The Beneficent Empire: British Images of Indian Famine (1897)
Colonial Subjects Look Back: Indian Memories of the Raj (1980s)
The Scramble for Africa: European Colonialism and African Resistance, 1806-1945
Dividing Africa: European Diplomats and the Legalities of Colonial Conquest
Contingent Conquest: Windows of African Vulnerability and European Opportunity
Empires of Extraction: Administering Africa in the New Colonial Order
The Colonies Strike Back: Hybrid Cultures and Shades of Resistance
Double-Edged Swords: The Unintended Consequences of Global Colonialism
Sources
Mentalities of Rule: Administering French West Africa (1908)
Empire and Its Discontents: Investigating the Belgian Congo (1905)
Race and the Imperial Economy: An African View of the Native Lands Act (1916)
Colonial Crossings I: Missionary Cultures of Health and Religion (1893)
Colonial Crossings II: African Cultures of Religion and Health (1929-1937)
Hidden Empire: Dependency, Domination, and Neo-Colonialism In the Americas, 1783-1933
National Liberation as Elite Freedom: Cultural Mixing and Social Divides
Empires of Force and Freedom: Territorial Expansion and Indirect Influence
Rethinking the Hidden Empire: Colonial Rebellion and Its Costs
Sources
An Empire of Ideals: The United States as a Colonial Power (1899)
Ideals Against the Empire: The United States Should Not Be a Colonial Power (1898)
Economies of Exploitation: The Rubber Trade in Putumayo (1911)
Cash Colonies: Tracing Finance and Politics in a Neo-colonial World (1922)
Empires of Freedom: The Modern Imperial and Social State in Asia, 1731-1991
Paradoxes of Socialist Colonialism: New Visions for Central Asia
Benevolent Assimilation: American Colonial Power Across the Pacific
Emulating Empire While Assisting Asia: Paradoxes of Japanese Imperialism
Sources
Anti-Colonial Empire: Liberating Women in Soviet Central Asia (1927)
The Case for Colonizing the Philippines (1900)
The Case Against Philippine Colonization (1899)
Japan as Colonizer: Imperial Power in Taiwan (1912)
Epilogue: Making Connections
An Imperial World, Then and Now
Sources
One for All, All for One: Xinjiang as an Inalienable Part of China (2003)
The Emperor Has No Clothes: East Turkistan as an Exploited Domain (2007)
Bibliography
Index

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