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

    An essential text that critically examines the basis of Western research, and the positioning of the indigenous as 'Other.'

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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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  • An Eastern Calling
    An Eastern Calling (English, Paperback)

    George Windsor Earl (1813-1865) was one of that great band of young British men who adventured far to the East in the early 19th century to forge careers, make fortunes and help build the Empire. An Eastern Calling is the first major biography of him and has been extensively researched and includes material from the family archives.

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  • French Naval & Colonial Troops 1872-1914 by Rene Chartrand
    French Naval & Colonial Troops 1872-1914 (English, Paperback) Rene Chartrand, Mark Stacey

    A fully illustrated study of the colorful regiments raised for France's late 19th-century colonial wars in Africa and Vietnam, which will appeal to modelers, wargamers, and students of late 19th-century colonial warfare.

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  • Rhodes Must Fall by Brian Kwoba
    Rhodes Must Fall (English, Paperback) Brian Kwoba

    A decisive book written by the Rhodes Must Fall movement, offering unparalleled insight into the institutional racism at the heart of empire.

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  • The British Empire by Dr. Piers Brendon
    The British Empire (English, Paperback) Dr. Piers Brendon

    The astonishing story of how a small island in the North Atlantic created the largest empire ever known, one which at its height covered a quarter of the earth's surface.

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  • Decolonising the University by Gurminder K. Bhambra
    Decolonising the University (English, Paperback) Gurminder K. Bhambra

    Understanding and transforming the universities' colonial foundations.

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  • Medicine and Empire by Pratik Chakrabarti
    Medicine and Empire (English, Paperback) Pratik Chakrabarti

    A comprehensive overview of the history of medicine and European imperialism from the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century. Drawing on recent scholarship, the text comparatively examines the key developments that took place within colonialism and medicine and explores the main historiographical issues surrounding the topics.

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  • Viceroys by Christopher Lee
    Viceroys (Paperback) Christopher Lee

    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

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  • Provincializing Europe by Dipesh Chakrabarty
    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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  • Rise And Fall Of The British Empire by Lawrence James
    Rise And Fall Of The British Empire (English, Paperback) Lawrence James

    * Uniquely complete account of the British Empire - Jan Morris' great Penguin trilogy PAX BRITANNICA only starts from 1837, rather than the 16th Century. * A modern classic of narrative history, updated to include the 1997 handover of Hong Kong.

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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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  • Railways and The Raj by Christian Wolmar
    Railways and The Raj (English, 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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  • The Making of Europe by Robert Bartlett
    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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  • A Frequency Dictionary of German by Erwin Tschirner
    A Frequency Dictionary of German (Multiple languages, Paperback) Erwin Tschirner, Randall Jones

    Useful for learners of German, this dictionary provides a list of 4,034 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 4.2 million-word corpus, which is evenly divided between spoken, literature, newspaper, and academic texts, it provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, plus alphabetical and part of speech indexes.

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  • The Anglo Zulu War - Isandlwana by Ron Lock
    The Anglo Zulu War - Isandlwana (English, Hardback) Ron Lock

    Describes the events leading up to the battle

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  • British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan by Nick van der Bijl
    British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan (English, Hardback) Nick van der Bijl

    Aden was a key British base East of Suez for over 100 years. The story of the British occupation and withdrawal has not been told in detail until now.

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  • Women of the Raj by Margaret MacMillan
    Women of the Raj (Paperback) Margaret MacMillan

    A new edition of this vivid cultural and social history of the daughters, sisters, mothers and wives of the men at the centre of a daring imperialist experiment, revealing India in all its richness and vitality.

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  • Empires in World History by Jane Burbank
    Empires in World History (English, Paperback) Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper

    Empires - vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. This title departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order.

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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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