The Ends of European Colonial Empires

Cases and Comparisons

Author: Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 288

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This volume provides a multidimensional assessment of the diverse ends of the European colonial empires, addressing different geographies, taking into account diverse chronologies of decolonization, and evaluating the specificities of each imperial configuration under appreciation (Portuguese, Belgian, French, British, Dutch).

Decolonization and the French of Algeria

Bringing the Settler Colony Home

Author: Sung-Eun Choi

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 220

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In 1962, almost one million people were evacuated from Algeria. France called these citizens Repatriates to hide their French Algerian origins and to integrate them into society. This book is about Repatriation and how it became central to France's postcolonial understanding of decolonization, the Algerian past, and French identity.

Settler Colonialism and (Re)conciliation

Frontier Violence, Affective Performances, and Imaginative Refoundings

Author: Penelope Edmonds

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 253

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This book examines the performative life reconciliation and its discontents in settler societies. It explores the refoundings of the settler state and reimaginings of its alternatives, as well as the way the past is mobilized and reworked in the name of social transformation within a new global paradigm of reconciliation and the 'age of apology'.

Local Subversions of Colonial Cultures

Commodities and Anti-Commodities in Global History

Author: Harro Maat

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 213

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The book brings together original, state-of-the-art historical research from several continents and examines how mainly local peasant societies responded to colonial pressures to produce a range of different commodities. It offers new directions in the study of African, Asian, Caribbean, and Latin American societies.

Commodities, Ports and Asian Maritime Trade Since 1750

Author: Anthony Webster

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 318

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This book examines the role of mercantile networks in linking Asian economies to the global economy. It contains fourteen contributions on East, Southeast and South Asia covering the period from 1750 to the present.

The 'Civilising Mission' of Portuguese Colonialism, 1870-1930

Author: Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo

Publisher: Springer

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Category: History

Page: 269

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This book provides an historical, critical analysis of the doctrine of 'civilising mission' in Portuguese colonialism in the crucial period from 1870 to 1930. Exploring international contexts and transnational connections, this 'civilising mission' is analysed and assessed by examining the employment and distribution of African manpower.

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

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The Examiner

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Category: English literature

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