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Interview – Julian Go

Interview – Julian Go

Prof. Go discusses social theory, the need for a ‘third wave’ of postcolonial thought, the dangers of American exceptionalism and identifies the patterns of empire.

Review – The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present

Review – The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present

One of the world’s leading historians of the early modern European imperial imagination brings together the best of his life’s work on the intellectual history of empire.

Review – The Global Transformation of Time, 1870-1950

Review – The Global Transformation of Time, 1870-1950

An extremely valuable addition to literature on the history of time standardization and globalization which challenges dominant narratives of inevitable progress.

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Interview – Michael Hardt

Michael Hardt discusses the changing forms of global structures since writing Empire with Negri and the interactions between social movements, politics and academics.

Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

This edition enlightens the reader to new facts and interpretations, although limited in their scope, about the events post-1945 and particularly those after 1986.

Review – China’s Development: Capitalism and Empire

Review – China’s Development: Capitalism and Empire

This multidisciplinary study of China’s economic reform asserts that a unique mode of capitalism will likely emerge within the state as it gradually works to overcome the strictures of communism.

British Memory of Colonial Brutality in Kenya and Elsewhere

British Memory of Colonial Brutality in Kenya and Elsewhere

British elite’s are slowly agreeing that Britain’s colonial history needs to be debated as the testimonies and documentary evidence challenge “long-cherished views” of this period of British colonial exploits.

The European Union: A Union of Interfering Empires

The European Union: A Union of Interfering Empires

The EU could impose its model of functioning on the rest of the world, especially through its former colonies, in a quiet, latent, and cooperative manner. That historical basis, actually encompasses the imperial, colonial past of the old European states, and undoubtedly legitimizes the EU’s process of influencing the world.

IR and the Global South: final confessions of a schizophrenic teacher

IR and the Global South: final confessions of a schizophrenic teacher

As I’ve hacked my way through the thicket of the Great Debates these thirty-odd years past, I’ve increasingly wondered what my students must have made of my passion for ideas which appear at odds with the lives they lead – even, indeed, the countries they have come to know.

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