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Gleichschaltung. Authoritarian Consolidation in Ukraine 2010–2012

by Mykola Riabchuk

<p>Mykola Riabchuk, a renowned Ukrainian public intellectual and political analyst, has been closely following and commenting on political developments in Ukraine since the early years of its independence. His best essays, collected within this ...

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Global Development and Colonial Power

German Development Policy at Home and Abroad

by Daniel Bendix

<p>Although Germany was one of the principal colonising nations in Africa and today is the world’s second largest aid donor , there is no literature on the postcolonial condition of contemporary German development policy.</p> <p>This book ...

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Grenada

Revolution and Invasion

by Patsy Lewis, Gary Williams & Peter Clegg

This book presents a unique collection of perspectives drawn from academics from the Caribbean, UK and US, as well as the reflections of two prominent persons, Richard Hart, Grenada's attorney general during the Revolution and Sir Shridath ...

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Guns and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Firearms, Culture, and Public Order

by Saheed Aderinto

<p>Guns are an enduring symbol of imperialism, whether they are used to impose social order, create ceremonial spectacle, incite panic, or to inspire confidence. In Guns and Society, Saheed Aderinto considers the social, political, and economic ...

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Haiti and the Uses of America

Post-U.S. Occupation Promises

by Chantalle F. Verna

<p>Contrary to popular notions, Haiti-U.S. relations have not only been about Haitian resistance to U.S. domination. In <em>Haiti and the Uses of America</em>, Chantalle F. Verna makes evident that there have been key moments of cooperation that

ISBN: 9780813585185

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Hausaland Divided

Colonialism and Independence in Nigeria and Niger

by William F. S. Miles

<p>How have different forms of colonialism shaped societies and their politics? William F. S. Miles focuses on the Hausa-speaking people of West Africa whose land is still split by an arbitrary boundary established by Great Britain and France at

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Historical Sociology and World History

Uneven and Combined Development over the Longue Durée

by Alexander Anievas & Kamran Matin

<p>The concept of 'uneven and combined development' was originally coined by Leon Trotsky to theorise Tsarist Russia's distinctive experience of modernity and revolution. But it has re-emerged over the last decade or so as a burgeoning research ...

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History of Modern India

by Bipan Chandra

<p>History of Modern India presents an authoritative overview of the history of what was known as British India. The text is largely based on the author’s research on nationalism and colonialism in India and also draws from the works of eminent ...

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Holidays in the Danger Zone

Entanglements of War and Tourism

by Debbie Lisle

<DIV><P><I>Holidays in the Danger Zone</I> exposes the mundane and everyday interactions between two seemingly opposed worlds: warfare and tourism. Debbie Lisle shows how a tourist sensibility shapes the behavior of soldiers in war—especially ...

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Hollywood's Hawaii

Race, Nation, and War

by Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett

<p>Whether presented as exotic fantasy, a strategic location during World War II, or a site combining postwar leisure with military culture, Hawaii and the South Pacific figure prominently in the U.S. national imagination. <em>Hollywood’s ...

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Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War

by Konzett, Delia Malia Caparoso

<DIV><I>Hollywood&rsquo;s Hawaii</I> is the first full-length study of the film industry&rsquo;s intense engagement with Hawaii and the South Pacific from 1898 to the present. This book presents a history of cinema that examines Hawaii and the ...

ISBN: 9780813587462

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Hope Deferred

Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives

by Peter Orner & Annie Holmes

<div>The situation in Zimbabwe represents one of the worst humanitarian emergencies today. This book asks the question: How did a country with so much promise - a stellar education system, a growing middle class, a sophisticated economic ...

ISBN: 9781940450957

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Hospitality in American Literature and Culture

Spaces, Bodies, Borders

by Ana Maria M. Manzanas Calvo & Jesús Benito Sanchez

<p>This volume examines hospitality in American immigrant literature and culture, situating this ancient virtue at the crossroads of space and border theory, and exploring the relationship among the intersecting themes of migration, citizenship,

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How to Be a Dictator

An Irreverent Guide

by Mikal Hem

<p><strong>A Tongue-in-Cheek Guide to Becoming a Dictator, Based on the Outrageous, Scandalous, and Excessive Behavior of Dictators Past and Present</strong></p> <p>Who hasn’t dreamed of one day ruling your own country? Along with great power ...

ISBN: 9781628726619

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Humanitarian Violence

The U.S. Deployment of Diversity

by Neda Atanasoski

<DIV><P>When is a war not a war? When it is undertaken in the name of democracy, against the forces of racism, sexism, and religious and political persecution? This is the new world of warfare that Neda Atanasoski observes in <EM>Humanitarian ...

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Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

by Rosa Freedman & Nicolas Lemay-Hebert

<p>This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of ...

ISBN: 9781317202899

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Imperial Projections: Screening the German Colonies

by Fuhrmann, Wolfgang

<p> The beginning of filmmaking in the German colonies coincided with colonialism itself coming to a standstill. Scandals and economic stagnation in the colonies demanded a new and positive image of their value for Germany. By promoting ...

ISBN: 9781782386988

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India Dissents

3,000 Years of Difference, Doubt and Argument

by Ashok Vajpeyi

<p>Throughout Indian history, various individuals and groups have questioned, censured and debated authority—be it the state or empire, religious or political traditions, caste hierarchies, patriarchy or even the idea of god. These dissenting ...

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Indigenous Vanguards

Education, National Liberation, and the Limits of Modernism

by Ben Conisbee Baer

<p>Anticolonial struggles of the interwar epoch were haunted by the question of how to construct an educational practice for all future citizens of postcolonial states. In what ways, vanguard intellectuals asked, would citizens from diverse ...

ISBN: 9780231548960

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Inter/Nationalism

Decolonizing Native America and Palestine

by Steven Salaita

<DIV><P>“The age of transnational humanities has arrived.” According to Steven Salaita, the seemingly disparate fields of Palestinian Studses and American Indian studies have more in common than one may think. In <I>Inter/Nationalism, ...

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