Books in category Political Science – Colonialism & Post-Colonialism

  • Imperialism The Highest Stage of Capitalism

    Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism
    Vladimir Lenin

    They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

  • Decolonization A Very Short Introduction

    Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction
    Dane Kennedy

    This book draws on recent scholarship to challenge that view, demonstrating that considerable violence and instability accompanied the end of empire and that the outcome was often up for grabs. This book highlights three themes.

  • Home Work

    Cynthia Sugars

    From practical discussions related to specific texts, to more theoretical discussions about pedagogical practice regarding issues of nationalism and identity, Home-Work constitutes a major investigation and reassessment of the influence of …

  • Making Men Rugby and Masculine Identity

    Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity
    Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright

    This text looks at how an understanding of rugby can provide insight into what it has meant to "be a man" in societies influenced by the ideals of Victorian upper and middle classes.

  • America and the Third World

    America and the Third World
    John Girling

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super …

  • Uncivil War

    Uncivil War
    James D. Le Sueur

    "James D. Le Sueur draws from a wealth of interviews and private papers to offer important insights into the contested issues of identity politics among French and Algerian intellectuals during the French-Algerian War, 1954-62."—Journal …

  • Taxation in Colonial America

    Taxation in Colonial America
    Alvin Rabushka

    This study describes, analyses and quantifies taxation in the 13 original American colonies, comparing tax systems and burdens among the colonies and with Great Britain.

  • The Oxford History of the British Empire Volume IV The Twentieth Century

    The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century
    Judith Brown, Wm Roger Louis

    The volume also explores the experience of 'imperial subjects' – in terms of culture, politics, and economics; an experience which culminated in the growth of vibrant, often new, national identities and movements and, ultimately, new nation …

  • A Description of British Guiana Geographical and Statistical Exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities Together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony

    A Description of British Guiana, Geographical and Statistical, Exhibiting Its Resources and Capabilities, Together with the Present and Future Condition and Prospects of the Colony
    Sir Robert Schomburg

    A comprehensive study of the island that was once Britain's foremost colonial possession in the Western Hemisphere.

  • Going Native

    Going Native
    Shari M. Huhndorf

    Shari M. Huhndorf uses cultural artifacts such as these to examine the phenomenon of "going native," showing its complex relations to social crises in the broader American society—including those posed by the rise of industrial capitalism …

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