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Corruption, empire and colonialism in the modern era : a global perspective

By: Dalmau, Pol(Edited by) Kroeze, Ronald(Edited by) Monier, Frederic(Edited by)

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History series
9811602549 / 9789811602542
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16/06/2021
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Singapore
21 cm 319 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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Answering the calls made to overcome methodological nationalism, this volume is the first examination of the links between corruption and imperial rule in the modern world.

It does so through a set of original studies that examine the multi-layered nature of corruption in four different empires (Great Britain, Spain, the Netherlands and France) and their possessions in Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa.

It offers a key read for scholars interested in the fields of corruption, colonialism/empire and global history. The chapters 'Introduction: Corruption, Empire and Colonialism in the Modern Era: Towards a Global Perspective', '"Corrupt and rapacious": Colonial Spanish-American past through the eyes of early nineteenth century contemporaries.

A contribution from the history of emotions', and 'Colonial Normativity?

Corruption in the Dutch-Indonesian Relationship in the Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries' are Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com.

BIC:

HBG General & world history, HBTB Social & cultural history, HBTQ Colonialism & imperialism, JPA Political science & theory

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