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Past ImperfectTime and African Decolonization, 1945-1960

Past Imperfect: Time and African Decolonization, 1945-1960

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348400
eISBN:
9781800852266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines French and Francophone intellectual history in the period leading to the decolonization of sub-Saharan Africa (1945-1960). The analysis favours the epistemological links between ... More

Workers of the Empire, UniteRadical and Popular Challenges to British Imperialism, 1910s-1960s

Workers of the Empire, Unite: Radical and Popular Challenges to British Imperialism, 1910s-1960s

Yann Béliard and Neville Kirk (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859685
eISBN:
9781800852310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859685.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In most studies of British decolonisation, the world of labour is neglected, the key roles being allocated to metropolitan statesmen and native elites. Instead this volume focuses on the role played ... More

Postcolonial Realms of MemorySites and Symbols in Modern France

Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Etienne Achille, Charles Forsdick, and Lydie Moudileno (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Recognized as one of the most influential studies of memory in the late twentieth century for its elaboration of a ground-breaking paradigm for rethinking the relationship between the nation, ... More

Our Civilizing MissionThe Lessons of Colonial Education

Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Nicholas Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Our Civilizing Mission is at once an exploration of colonial education, and a response to current anxieties about the historical and conceptual foundations of the ‘humanities’. On the one hand, ... More

Henry Smeathman, the FlycatcherNatural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Henry Smeathman, the Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Deirdre Coleman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940537
eISBN:
9781789629132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940537.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1771 Joseph Banks, John Fothergill and other wealthy collectors sent a talented, self-taught naturalist to Sierra Leone to collect all things rare and curious, from moths to monkeys. The name of ... More

The Colonial System Unveiled

The Colonial System Unveiled

Baron de Vastey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781380314
eISBN:
9781781387306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This critical edition offers the first English translation of Baron de Vastey’s Le système colonial dévoilé, a trailblazing critique of colonialism and the transatlantic slave system that was ... More

Africa in EuropeStudies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The essays in this volume explore the lives and activities of people of African descent – both black and white - in Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the twenty-first century. They go ... More

Contagion and EnclavesTropical Medicine in Colonial India

Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Nandini Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Colonialism created exclusive economic and segregatory social spaces for the exploitation and management of natural and human resources, in the form of plantations, ports, mining towns, hill ... More

Fathers, Daughters, and SlavesWomen Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves: Women Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Doris Y. Kadish

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318467
eISBN:
9781846317828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317828
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book brings to life the unique contribution made by French women during the early nineteenth century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery. It examines French and Atlantic ... More

Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Andrea Major

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book asks why, at a time when East India Company expansion in India, British abolitionism, and the missionary movement were all at their height, was the existence of slavery in India so often ... More

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