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    • Liepsch, Elisa; Warner, Julian (2018)
    • Alessandra, Lorini (2006)
      The essays in this book explore the political, social and cultural complexity of the relations between the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They address aspects ranging from the Cuban exiles ...
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      This chapter presents an overview of the period of transition in British India which led to the Indianisation of the Civil Services and saw the emergence of Indian administrators who represented India in International ...
    • Müller, Gesine (2018)
      The study examines cultural effects of various colonial systems of government in the Spanish- and French-speaking Caribbean in a little investigated period of transition: from the French Revolution to the abolition of ...
    • Lossau, Julia (2002)
      In Zeiten globaler Unübersichtlichkeit hat die Rede von kulturellen Unterschieden Hochkonjunktur. Während die einen den Kampf der Kulturen bestätigt sehen, machen sich andere für den Dialog der Kulturen stark. Der Band ...
    • Filer, Colin (2012)
      The Porgera gold mine in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea is technically one of the most sophisticated and successful mines of recent times. In its second year of operations (1992) it was the third largest gold producing ...
    • Fisher, Denise (2013)
      France is a Pacific power, with three territories, a military presence, and extensive investments. Once seen by many as a colonial interloper in the South Pacific, by the early 2000s, after it ended nuclear testing in ...
    • Carlin, E.B.; Migge, B.; Tjon Sie Fat, P.B. (2015)
      This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access In and Out of Suriname: Language, Mobility and Identity offers a fresh multidisciplinary approach to multilingual Surinamese society, that breaks through the ...
    • Das Gupta, Amit (2021)
      Nehruvian Diplomacy, Indian diplomacy, Cold War politics, decolonisation, British India, World War II, Gandhi
    • Purtschert, Patricia (2019)
      National identity and patriarchal gender roles – in what ways are both intertwined with »colonization«? An examination that takes Switzerland as an example.
    • Silva, António Duarte (2019)
      Only in the twentieth century did the (so-called) Portuguese colonial constitution, in the material and formal sense, emerge. Only then the Empire and the Portuguese colonial law, as an exercise of power, were politically ...
    • Oostindie, Gert (2011)
      The Netherlands is home to one million citizens with roots in the former colonies Indonesia, Suriname and the Antilles. Entitlement to Dutch citizenship, pre-migration acculturation in Dutch language and culture as well ...
    • Schmidt, Silke (2014)
      Media depictions of Arabs and Muslims continue to be framed by images of camels, belly dancers, and dagger-wearing terrorists. But do only Hollywood movies and TV news have the power to frame public discourse? This ...
    • Hägerdal, Hans (2009)
      The nine essays of this volume, spanning from the eighteenth to mid-twentieth century, highlight the workings of, and reactions to, colonial domination in Asian contexts. The scholars, which include Victoria Haskins of the ...
    • Bernard, Anna (2013)
      Describes the formation and operation of a category of Palestinian and Israeli 'world literature' whose authors actively respond to the expectation that their work will 'narrate' the nation, invigorating critical debates ...
    • MacWilliam, Scott (2013)
      Securing Village Life: Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea examines the significance for post-World War II Australian colonial policy of the modern
    • Nelson, Cynthia; Rouse, Shahnaz (2000)
      The range of perspectives and original materials dealt with by each author highlights the renewed urgency of the struggle for cultural autonomy and voice within the context of globalization. In other words, each paper ...
    • van Stipriaan, Alex (1993)
      In-depth study of the Suriname plantations in the 18th and 19th centuries. Based on archival research in England, Suriname, and the Netherlands, this book focuses on the idea that there existed a precarious balance between ...
    • Pauli, Julia (2019)
      In Southern Africa, marriage used to be widespread and common. However, over the past decades marriage rates have declined significantly. Julia Pauli explores the meaning of marriage when only few marry. Although marriage ...
    • Larmour, Peter (2013)
      In a region where mining, forestry, fish and other primary resources are so basic to income, employment and national prosperity, an understanding of rights to