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  • Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Tuhiwai Smith
    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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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    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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  • Orientalism by Edward W. Said
    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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  • From the Ruins of Empire by Pankaj Mishra
    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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  • Railways and The Raj by Christian Wolmar
    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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  • Empire of Sentiment by Joanna Lewis
    Empire of Sentiment (English, Hardback) Joanna Lewis

    An innovative study proposing a new history of the British Empire in Africa by exploring the emotion culture of imperialism.

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  • Churchill and Ireland by Paul Bew
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Paperback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy, on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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  • The Great Partition by Yasmin Khan
    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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  • Indian Summer by Alex Von Tunzelmann
    Indian Summer (Paperback) Alex Von Tunzelmann

    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.

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  • Women of the Raj by Margaret Macmillan
    Women of the Raj (Paperback) Margaret Macmillan $12.16 $14.14
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  • Unfinished Empire by John Darwin
    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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  • Churchill and Ireland by Paul Bew
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Hardback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish, now told for the first time. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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  • Britain's Empire by Richard Gott
    Britain's Empire (English, Paperback) Richard Gott

    Magisterial history of the foundation of the British empire, and the forgotten story of resistance to its formation.

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  • Lords Of The Horizons by Jason Goodwin
    Lords Of The Horizons (Paperback) Jason Goodwin

    The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts. For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe. But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total.

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  • India Conquered by Jon Wilson
    India Conquered (Paperback) Jon Wilson

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

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  • Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction by Robert J. C. Young
    Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Robert J. C. Young

    An innovative and lively account of both the history and key debates in postcolonialism. Robert Young situates it in a wide cultural context, discussing its importance as an historical condition, and as a means of changing the way that we think about the world.

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  • American Empire by A. G. Hopkins
    American Empire (English, Hardback) A. G. Hopkins

    "Hopkins takes readers from the colonial era to today to [posit that], far from diverging, the United States and Western Europe followed similar trajectories throughout this long period, and how America's dependency on Britain and Europe extended much later into the nineteenth century than previously understood"--Dust jacket flap.

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  • Inglorious Empire by Shashi Tharoor
    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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  • The Emperors by Gareth Russell
    The Emperors (English, Paperback) Gareth Russell

    The fascinating story of the Austrian, German and Russian imperial families during the four years of the First World War and the political and personal struggles that brought about their ruin

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  • Blood and Sand by Alex Von Tunzelmann
    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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