Colonialism: An International, Social, Cultural, and Political Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - Colonies - 1208 pages
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The most exhaustive reference work available on this critical subject in world history, focusing on the politics, economy, culture, and society of both colonizers and colonized.


* 600 entries covering ideologies, religions, theory, geography, imperial nations, colonies, colonized regions, ethnic groups, individuals, and treaties

* Contributions from an international team of academic experts in history, political science, economics, sociology, and other social sciences

* A collection of documents representing each imperial power as well as primary sources relating to multiple empires and areas of the world to provide a deeper understanding of the processes of colonialism, which encompassed virtually the entire globe

* Extensive chronologies of various imperial empires (Austro-Hungarian, Belgian, British, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Ottoman, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Russian, and United States) provide context for the diverse entries

 

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Contents

A
1
B
45
C
91
D
159
E
179
F
203
G
227
H
247
V
609
W
619
X
639
Y
641
Z
643
Chronologies
647
AustroHungarian Empire
833
Belgian Empire
845

I
271
J
295
K
309
L
325
M
359
N
401
O
437
P
449
Q
489
R
491
S
515
T
569
U
599
British Empire
853
Dutch Empire
939
French Empire
947
German Empire
971
International
985
Italian Empire
1053
Japanese Empire
1055
Ottoman Empire
1071
Russian Empire
1105
Spanish Empire
1107
US Empire
1127
Index
1157
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Melvin E. Page, PhD, is professor of history at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.

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