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Ad Hoc Committee on Genocide, January–August 1948 (nos. 43–80)

Documents on the Genocide Convention from the American, British, and Russian Archives : The Politics of International Humanitarian Law, 1933–1948

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The British Government continuously regarded the Genocide Convention a political and provocative document. The Cabinet Steering Committee argued that the Secretariat draft was mixing the issue of minority protection with that of physical...

Imperial History and Postcolonial Studies Revisited

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The interpretive and methodological disputes I examined in the first two chapters of this book began to diminish over time as more historians became more receptive to the insights offered by postcolonial studies and related perspectives...

The Myth of Origins in South Asian National Histories

Ramesha Jayaneththi

Ramesha Jayaneththi is a lecturer at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...In every historical craftsmanship, historians played a vital role in making a cognitive relationship between events using their narratological methods. The ability of a historian to depict the past as a meaningful historical narrative can...

History without a Cause?

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Among the many historical conventions that went out of fashion in the wake of the linguistic and/or cultural turn was the grand explanatory narrative rooted in an interpretive tradition that typically traced an arc from causes...

A Gift of Providence: Destiny as National History in Colonial India

Dipesh Chakrabarty

Dipesh Chakrabarty is Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Teleologies in The Modern World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...‘On this occasion of your 86th birthday,’ wrote Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870–1958), the pre-eminent historian of Mughal India in the first half of the twentieth century, addressing his life-long friend, Govindrao Sakharam Sardesai...

Case Study: The Empire at the movies: India in newsreels, c. 1911 to 1947

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Newsreels are still a relatively neglected source for the study of history despite their undoubted importance as vehicles of information for cinema audiences during the first half of the twentieth century. The new genre was born in 1909/10,...

Reading History in Colonial India: Three Nineteenth-Century Narratives and Their Teleologies

Historical Teleologies in The Modern World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Siddharth Satpathy is grateful to Gaganendranath Dash and the members of the Working Group, History and Teleology: A Critical Assessment of an Enlightenment Thought for their comments on the chapter. Prologue: two historians from Cuttack...

New Perspectives on Workers and the History of Work: Global Labor History

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Crisis! What crisis? Very few terms summarize such manifold and fundamental issues as the word work. Our current understanding of the term is still very much determined by the conditions that industrial development...

An Alternative Democracy: Dissent in Gandhi’s Great Trial of 1922

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I have no personal ill-will against any single administrator, much less can I have any disaffection towards the King’s person. But I hold it to be a virtue to be disaffected towards a Government which in its totality has done more harm...

The King of Controversy

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume III : Scientific Models: From the West to the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed the emergence and definition of nation-states across much of Asia and the Middle East. History was widely pressed into the service of this phenomenon in regions such as China...