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Europe after Empire: Decolonization, Society, and Culture
Europe after Empire is a pioneering comparative history of European decolonization from the formal ending of empires to the postcolonial European present. Elizabeth Buettner charts the long-termExpand
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Problematic spaces, problematic races: defining ‘Europeans’ in late colonial India
Abstract This article considers how women and men acquired ‘European’ status in gender-specific ways in colonial India between the late nineteenth century and independence in 1947. Being consideredExpand
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Empire Families: Britons and Late Imperial India
Introduction: Making 'British-Indians': Children, Family Traditions of Indian Service, and Cycles of Migration 1. Danger and Pleasure at the Bungalow: British Children at Home in India 2. 'Not QuiteExpand
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“Would You Let Your Daughter Marry a Negro?”: Race and Sex in 1950s Britain
“There are 100,000 Negroes in Britain today”, the leader ran. “Hundreds more are arriving every month. Thousands of them are already married to white girls. What do relatives and neighbours thinkExpand
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“Going for an Indian”: South Asian Restaurants and the Limits of Multiculturalism in Britain*
“Going for an Indian”—or “out for a curry”—has become an increasingly prominent aspect of British social, economic, and cultural life since the 1960s. In assessing the wide appeal of South Asian foodExpand
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Cemeteries, Public Memory and Raj Nostalgia in Postcolonial Britain and India
This article examines how, and why, decaying colonial-era European graveyards in India became targeted for conservation starting in the 1970s by the British Association for Cemeteries in South AsiaExpand
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Book Reviews
The following books are reviewed.