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Illustrative Bibliography (selected)

Arondekar, Anjali, For the Record: Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke UP, 2009).

Bang, Peter Fibiger, and Dariusz Kołodziejczyk (eds.), Universal Empire: A Comparative Approach to Imperial Culture and Representation in Eurasian History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Bang, Peter Fibiger, and Chris C. Bayly, Tributary Empires in Global History (Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011).

Bayly, Christopher, and Tim Harper, Forgotten Wars: The End of Britain’s Asian Empire (Penguin: London, 2007).

Beinart, William, and Lotte Hughes (eds.), Environment and Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).

Benton, Lauren and Richard J. Ross, Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850 (New York University Press, 2013).

Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper, Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference (Princeton: Princeton University press, 2010).

Cesaire, Aime, Discourse on Colonialism (Monthly Review Press, 1972, 2000).

Chakrabarti, Pratik, Medicine and Empire (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Clendinnen, Inga, Aztecs: An Interpretation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Crossley, Pamela Kyle et al, Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity and Frontier in Early Modern China (University of California Press, 2006).

Dale, Stephen F., The Muslim Empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Darwin, John, After Tamerlane: the Global History of Empire Since 1405 (London: Allen Lane, 2007).

Everill, Bronwen, Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Fanon, Frantz, The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin, 1967).

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand, Hind Swaraj and Other Writings (Cambridge UP, 2009).

Gopal, Priyamvada, Insurgent Empire: Anti-Colonial Resistance and British Dissent (London and New York: Verso, 2019).

Ghosh, Durba, Sex and the Family in Colonial India: The Making of Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

Gilroy, Paul, There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation (Hutchinson, 1987).

Hall, Catherine, and Sonia O. Rose, At Home with the Empire: Metropolitan Culture and the Imperial World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

Magee, G.B. and A.S. Thompson, Empire and Globalization: Networks of People, Goods and Capital in the British World, c. 1850-1914 (Cambridge UP, 2010).

McPherson, Alan, The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Memmi, Albert, The Colonizer and the Colonized (Earthscan, 2003).

Said, Edward, Culture and Imperialism (Knopf, 1993).

Sivasundaram, Sujit, Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire (London: HarperCollins, 2020).

Stoler, Ann Laura (ed.), Haunted by Empire: Geographies of Intimacy in North American History (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2006).

Thomas, Martin, Bob Moore, and L.J. Butler, Crises of Empire: Decolonization and Europe's Imperial States, 1918-1975 (London: Hodder Education, 2008).

Waley-Cohen, Joanna, The Culture of War in China: Empire and the Military under the Qing Dynasty (IB Tauris, 2006).

Wilson, Kathleen (ed.), A New Imperial History: Culture, Identity, and Modernity in Britain and the Empire, 1660-1840 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).