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National liberation & independence, post-colonialism books

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Towards a Ceasefire in Kashmir British Official Reports from South Asia, 18 September - 31 December 1948 by Lionel Carter Towards a Ceasefire in Kashmir British Official Reports from South Asia, 18 September - 31 December 1948

The central theme of this volume is deteriorating India-Pakistan relations. It opens in the aftermath of the Indian takeover of Hyderabad. This had been accomplished so rapidly that there was a widespread feeling in Pakistan that their country would be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/03/2018

Taming Babel Language in the Making of Malaysia by Rachel (University of Cambridge) Leow Taming Babel Language in the Making of Malaysia

Through a study of Malaysia, Taming Babel examines how empires and postcolonial nation-states struggle to govern multilingual and polyglot subjects.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia by Gyan (Princeton University, USA) Prakash The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia
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By exploring themes of fragility, mobility and turmoil, anxieties and agency, and pedagogy, this book shows how colonialism shaped postcolonial projects in South and Southeast Asia including India, Pakistan, Burma, and Indonesia. Its chapters unearth the contingency and contention that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Behind the Lawrence Legend The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt by Philip Walker Behind the Lawrence Legend The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt

'Lawrence of Arabia' became world-famous during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. However, his achievements would have been impossible without the efforts of an unsung band of fellow officers and spies. Their compelling and forgotten stories provide a few perspective on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Constructing the Uzbek State Narratives of Post-Soviet Years by Marlene Laruelle Constructing the Uzbek State Narratives of Post-Soviet Years

This collection provides a broad examination of contemporary Uzbekistan. The contributors analyze its geostrategic significance, its economic potential, and its demographic importance. This study also argues that the country's political, social, and cultural evolutions symbolize the transformations of the region...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization by Emma (University of Cambridge) Hunter Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization

This book is a study of the interplay of vernacular and global languages of politics during Africa's decolonization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People's Party, drew the world's attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa's postcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People's Party, drew the world's attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa's postcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

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Performing Trauma in Central Africa Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson Performing Trauma in Central Africa Shadows of Empire

What are the stakes of performance in a time of war? How is artistic expression prone to manipulation by the state and international humanitarian organizations? From the standpoint of empire, Laura Edmondson explores cultural production that responds to the 1994...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2018

Performing Trauma in Central Africa Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson Performing Trauma in Central Africa Shadows of Empire

What are the stakes of performance in a time of war? How is artistic expression prone to manipulation by the state and international humanitarian organizations? From the standpoint of empire, Laura Edmondson explores cultural production that responds to the 1994...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2018

The Baltic States and the End of the Soviet Empire by Kristian Gerner, Stefan Hedlund The Baltic States and the End of the Soviet Empire
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First published in 1993. How is it possible for the three tiny Baltic republics to gain their freedom from the Soviet Union, without a single shot being fired or a single stone thrown at the oppressor? The topic of this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2018

Quarter Century of Liberalization in India Looking Back and Looking Ahead by Essays from EPW Quarter Century of Liberalization in India Looking Back and Looking Ahead


Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2018

The congress movement The unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912-1961 by Sylvia Neame The congress movement The unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912-1961

Sylvia Neame's study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented, fractured and discontinuous. Not only does her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/06/2018

Other books in this genre

Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution by Ernest Harsch Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution

A unique, in-depth political history of Burkina Faso, centred on the incredible events of 2014 in which a non-violent revolution overthrew the existing regime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution by Ernest Harsch Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution

A unique, in-depth political history of Burkina Faso, centred on the incredible events of 2014 in which a non-violent revolution overthrew the existing regime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Anticolonial Front The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960 by John (Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia) Munro The Anticolonial Front The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960
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This book connects the Black freedom struggle in the United States to liberation movements across the globe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Southern Africa Swords into Ploughshares? by Gwinyayi Albert Dzinesa Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Southern Africa Swords into Ploughshares?

This book is a critical comparative reflection of the post-colonial conflict Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Soviet Postcolonial Studies A View from the Western Borderlands by Epp Annus Soviet Postcolonial Studies A View from the Western Borderlands

Postcolonial studies is a well-established academic field, rich in theory, but it is based mostly on postcolonial experiences in former West European colonial empires. This book takes a different approach, considering postcolonial theory in relation to the former Soviet bloc....
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps by Christian A. (University of the Western Cape, South Africa) Williams National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps
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Williams traces the South West Africa People's Organization of Namibia across three decades in exile in Tanzania, Zambia, and Angola.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi by Kenda Mutongi Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi

Drive the streets of Nairobi and you are sure to see many matatus colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

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