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The New Imperial Histories Reader

The New Imperial Histories Reader (Paperback)

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In recent years, imperial history has experienced a newfound vigour, dynamism and diversity. There has been an explosion of new work in the field, which has been driven into even greater prominence by contemporary world events. However, this resurgence has brought with it disputes between those who are labelled as exponents of a 'new imperial history' and those who can, by default, be termed old imperial historians. This collection not only gathers together some of the most important, influential and controversial work which has come to be labelled 'new imperial history', but also presents key examples of innovative recent writing across the broader fields of imperial and colonial studies. This book is the perfect companion for any student interested in empires and global history.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsColonialism & imperialism Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/2009 ISBN-13: 9780415424585  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephen Howe is Professor of the History and Cultures of Colonialism at the University of Bristol. His previous books include Anticolonialism in British Politics (1993); Afrocentrism (1998); Ireland and Empire (2000) and Empire: a Very Short Introduction (2002). He is also co-editor of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.

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