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  • Decolonizing Methodologies
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.

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  • Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism
    Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (English, Paperback) Vladimir Lenin

    Explains the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would lead unavoidably to imperialism, monopolies and colonialism.

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  • Orientalism
    Orientalism (English, Paperback) Edward W. Said

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.

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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • India Conquered
    India Conquered (Paperback) Jon Wilson

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

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  • Freedom at Midnight
    Freedom at Midnight (Paperback) Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre

    The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

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  • From the Ruins of Empire
    From the Ruins of Empire (English, Paperback) Pankaj Mishra

    Tells the history of the past two centuries, showing how a disparate group of thinkers, journalists, radicals and charismatics emerged from the ruins of empire to create an unstoppable Asian renaissance, one whose ideas lie behind everything from the Chinese Communist Party to the Muslim Brotherhood, and have made our world what it is today.

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  • Blood and Sand
    Blood and Sand (Paperback) Alex Von Tunzelmann

    The thrilling account of sixteen extraordinary days in October and November 1956, when the twin crises of Suez and Hungary pushed the world to the brink of a nuclear conflict.

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  • Unfinished Empire
    Unfinished Empire (Paperback) John Darwin

    Offers a both controversial and comprehensive historical analysis of how the British Empire worked. This book shows how diverse, contradictory and in many ways chaotic the British Empire really was, controlled by interests that were often at loggerheads, and as much driven on by others' weaknesses as by its own strength.

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  • The Making of India
    The Making of India (English, Hardback) Kartar Lalvani

    This exciting book moves beyond and against the current postcolonial orthodoxy. Instead of arguing that all colonization is wrong and inherently unjust, Dr. Kartar Lalvani argues that Britain made a crucial contribution in providing India with its lasting physical and institutional infrastructure which continues to underpin the world's largest democracy. The indisputable fact is that India as a...

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  • King Solomon's Mines
    King Solomon's Mines (English, Paperback) H. Rider Haggard

    Allan Quatermain leads an expedition in search of a missing man and the fabled King Solomon's mines in deepest Africa. His exciting adventures captivated readers, and this new edition looks at Haggard's own African experiences and colonial attitudes to native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire.

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  • Europe after Empire
    Europe after Empire (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Buettner

    A pioneering comparative history of European decolonization from the formal ending of empires to the postcolonial European present.

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  • India Conquered
    India Conquered (English, Hardback) Jon Wilson

    India Conquered traces the rise and fall of British power in South Asia through the lives of ordinary British officers and their Indian subjects.

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  • Women of the Raj
    Women of the Raj (Paperback) Margaret Macmillan $15.46
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  • Railways and The Raj
    Railways and The Raj (Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the British construction of the railways in India, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • Britain and the Arab Middle East
    Britain and the Arab Middle East (English, Hardback) Robert Lieshout

    A comprehensive new history of British imperial policy-making in the Arab world.

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  • Empire
    Empire (English, Paperback) Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri

    This text identifies a radical shift in concepts that form the philosophical basis of modern politics, concepts such as sovereignty, nation and people - and links this philosophical transformation to cultural and economic changes in postmodern society.

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  • Koh-I-Noor
    Koh-I-Noor (Hardback) William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

    The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the centre of the great Fort in Lahore. There, in a public ceremony, the frightened but dignified child handed over to the British East India Company in a...

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  • The Great Partition
    The Great Partition (English, Paperback) Yasmin Khan

    A reappraisal of the tumultuous Partition and how it ignited long-standing animosities between India and Pakistan...

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  • Culture And Imperialism
    Culture And Imperialism (English, Paperback) Edward W. Said

    Following his profoundly influential study, Orientalism, Edward Said now examines western culture. From Jane Austen to Salman Rushdie, from Yeats to media coverage of the Gulf War, Culture and Imperialism is a broad, fierce and wonderfully readable account of the roots of imperialism in European culture.

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