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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Making of Europe
    The Making of Europe (English, Paperback) Robert Bartlett

    A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth in Europe during High Middle Ages transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms. This book shows how Europe was itself a product of colonization, as much as it was later a colonizer, and what this did to shape the continent and the world.

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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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  • Blood and Land
    Blood and Land (Paperback) J. C. H. King

    'A history of resilience ... sweeping, comprehensive ... it's a story that has been waiting to be told' Guardian 'An account sorely needed ... a kaleidoscopic view of Native American history, refreshing and rollicking, and not unlike its fractured reality' StandpointBlood and Land is a dazzling, panoramic account of the history and achievements of Native North Americans, and why they matter...

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  • The Settler Colonial Present
    The Settler Colonial Present (English, Paperback) Lorenzo Veracini

    The Settler Colonial Present explores the ways in which settler colonialism as a specific mode of domination informs the global present. It presents an argument regarding its extraordinary resilience and diffusion and reflects on the need to imagine its decolonisation.

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  • Provincializing Europe
    Provincializing Europe (English, Paperback) Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This book proposes that every case of transition to capitalism is a case of translation as well and categories into the categories and self-understandings of capitalist modernity.

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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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  • Legacies of British Slave-Ownership
    Legacies of British Slave-Ownership (English, Paperback) Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper

    This book puts the legacies of slavery squarely back into modern British history.

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  • Homelands and Empires
    Homelands and Empires (English, Paperback) Jeffers Lennox

    In this deeply researched and engagingly argued work, Jeffers Lennox reconfigures our general understanding of how Indigenous peoples, imperial forces, and settlers competed for space in northeastern North America before the British conquest in 1763.

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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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  • Coolie Woman
    Coolie Woman (Paperback) Gaiutra Bahadur

    Reveals the hitherto unknown world of indentured Indian women in the colonies

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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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