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Corruption, Empire and Colonialism in the Modern Era A Global Perspective

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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 06/2022
Edizione: 1st ed. 2021





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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.

 






Sommario

Introduction: Corruption, Empire and Colonialism in the Modern Era: Towards a Global Perspective.- PART I. Corruption and Narratives of Imperial Decline and Reform during the Age of Revolutions, c. 1800.- Reflections of an Early-Modern Historian on the Modern History of Corruption and Empire.- Corruption, Empire and State-Building: An Entangled History of the British and French “Imperial Nation States” and Hyderabad, c.1760 to 1800.- The East India Company and the Regulation of Corruption in Early-Nineteenth-Century India.- Corrupt and Rapacious: Colonial Spanish-American past through the Eyes of Early-Nineteenth-Century Contemporaries. A Contribution from the History of Emotions.- Bribery in Baroda: The Politics of Corruption in Nineteenth-Century India.- PART II. Civilizing Missions and “Oriental” Corruption during the Age of Modern Imperialism, c. 1900.- Colonial Normativity? Corruption in the Dutch-Indonesian Relationship in the Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries.- Land, State and Favour in Colonial Algeria. Why the Bruat Case (1877) did not become a Scandal.- “There’s nothing like having good influence in Madrid!”. Fraud and Immorality in Cuba, the “Pearl of the Antilles”.- “Putting an end to the Slander that Stains Everything”. Víctor Balaguer and Anticorruption Strategies in Late-Nineteenth-Century Cuba.- Paperwork as Commodity, Corruption as Accumulation. Land Records and Licences in Colonial Myanmar, c.1900.- The Entrenchment of Corruption in a Colonial Context: the Case of the Philippines c.1900.- Conclusions: Colonial and Corruption History: Future Research Perspectives.




Autore

Ronald Kroeze is Associate Professor in Political History at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

Pol Dalmau is a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Frédéric Monier is Professor of Contemporary History at Université d’Avignon, France.

 











Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9789811602573

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History
Dimensioni: 210 x 148 mm Ø 491 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:XI, 362 p. 10 illus., 3 illus. in color.
Pagine Arabe: 362
Pagine Romane: xi


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