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Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities presents exciting new perspectives on modern colonial regimes to researchers and students in gender studies, history and cultural studies.

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The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as a case study of some of the wider debates currently taking place within International Relations theory. Using the conceptual framework developed by English School theorists, specifically their concept of international society and the related idea of "good international citizenship", this book examines a wide range of issues: foreign policy analysis, theories of norm diffusion, international organizations, peace operations, international criminal justice and war law, the causes and nature of contemporary warfare, and the international relations of Africa. Making an important contribution to the debate about the meaning and limits of international society, this book will be of interest to . . .

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This provides an accessible introduction to the culture of English popular politics between 1815 and 1900. McWilliam assesses popular ideology and reveals a much richer social history emerging in the light of recent historiographical developments

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By the end of the nineteenth century, a disease known since antiquity dramatically hanged its social status to become the paradigmatic scourge of our time. This book is a socio-­historical analysis of the rise and development of both anti-­cancer association and anti-­cancer policy, in France, during the inter-­war period. It indicates how scientific, therapeutic, philanthropic, ethical, social, economic and political interests combined to organize an original policy which was, directly and indirectly, the cause of major changes in French medicine.

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The Renaissance examines Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It integrates views of major historians, interpretations, analysis and evaluation of primary sources, offering a concise introduction to the subject.

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Beinart and Dubow's selection of some of the most important essays on racial segregation and apartheid in South Africa provides an unparallelled introduction to this contentious and absorbing subject. Incorporates the 1994 election.

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From divine visions to self-­tortures, some strange mystical experiences have shaped the Christian tradition. Full of colourful detail, this book examines the mystical experiences that have determined the history of Christianity.

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In this extremely thought-­provoking work, Cooper has argued against women suffrage. She has drawn on historical, biological as well as religious arguments to contend that women should not have the right to participate in the political sphere. Many may not agree with the ideas she presents but not all of her arguments can be refuted.

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The First Imperial Age explores the origins of Europe's rise to world hegemony in the early modern period. After a slow start in the 1400s, the pace of European exploration and discovery quickened dramatically. By the end of the period, Europeans, in pursuit of Asia and the opportunities encountered en route, had determined the outlines of Africa, discovered and partly subjugated the Americans, opened a sea route to the Far East and established themselves in the great maritime economy of Asia. Scammell's detached and skeptical view highlights the ambiguities inherent in these triumphs.

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Here is the first comprehensive overview of the attempts to eradicate prostitution from English society, including discussion of early attempts at reform and prevention through the campaigns of the social purists. This indispensable book reveals: reformers attitudes towards prostitute and prostitution; daily life inside reform institutions; attempts at moral education; developments in moral health theories; influence of eugenics; and attempts at suppressing prostitution. "Prostitution"is an essential new addition to the study of prostitution in history, providing an up-­to-­date account of the social and political efforts to rid it from society.

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