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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

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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