Category: Colonialism & Imperialism

The Mountain that Eats Men

The Mountain that Eats Men

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From the 16th century, the mines of Potosi, perched high…
The Scratch of a Pen : 1763 and the Transformation of North America

The Scratch of a Pen

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In February 1763, Britain, Spain, and France signed the Treaty…
Intimations of Modernity : Civil Culture in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Intimations of Modernity

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Louis A. Perez Jr.'s new history of nineteenth-century Cuba chronicles…
The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India

The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India

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This monograph offers a cultural history of the development of…
Intent to Deceive : Denying the Genocide of the Tutsi

Intent to Deceive

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It is twenty-five years since the 1994 genocide of the…
Legacy of Empire : Britain, Zionism and the Creation of Israel

Legacy of Empire

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It is now more than seventy years since the creation…
The Settler Colonial Present

The Settler Colonial Present

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The Settler Colonial Present explores the ways in which settler…
Aztec Warfare : Imperial Expansion and Political Control

Aztec Warfare

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In exploring the pattern and methods of Aztec expansion, Ross…
Women of the Raj : The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire in India

Women of the Raj

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The apparent glamour of the Indian Raj continues to fascinate…
The Lands Between : Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

The Lands Between

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The Lands Between investigates the causes and dynamics of conflict…
The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee

The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee

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This volume, first published in 2004, presents an overview of…
Empires of Light : Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Empires of Light

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Light was central to the visual politics and imaginative geographies…
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