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Patrons, clients and empire : chieftaincy and over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Author: Colin Newbury
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study of relationships between the indigenous leadership of traditional states and colonizing Europeans from the 17th to the 20th century challenges stereotypes of despotic imperial power in  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Newbury
ISBN: 0199257817 9780199257812
OCLC Number: 873682572
Description: XII, 328 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; PART I. INDIAN STATES ; 1. Trade and Dependency ; 2. Reversal of Status ; 3. Clients and Brokers ; 4. Rulers and Raj ; Summary ; PART II. NORTH AFRICA ; 5. Egypt and Sudan ; 6. Morocco ; Summary ; PART III. SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA ; 7. Western Africa ; 8. East-Central Africa ; 9. Southern Africa ; Summary ; PART IV. MARITIME SOUTH-EAST ASIA ; 10. Malaya ; Summary ; PART V. PACIFIC ISLANDS ; 11. Hawaii ; 12. Fiji ; 13. Tonga ; Summary ; Conclusion ; List of Sources Used ; Index
Responsibility: Colin Newbury.

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