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Encyclopedia of Western colonialism since 1450

Author: Thomas Benjamin; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, ©2007.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
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Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Reference works
Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Benjamin; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 0028660854 9780028660851
OCLC Number: 74840473
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 480 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Vol. 1. Abdülhamid II --
Abolition of Colonial Slavery --
Aborigines' Rights Protection Society --
Acapulco --
Aceh War --
Achebe, Chinua --
Acosta, José de --
Afghani, Jamal ad-Din al- --
Afghan Wars --
African National Congress --
African Slavery in the Americas --
Afrikaner --
Albuquerque, Afonso de --
Alcohol --
Algeria --
American Colonization Society --
American Crops, Africa --
American Revolution --
American Samoa --
Anglo-Burmese Wars --
Anglo-Russian Rivalry in the Middle East --
Anti-Americanism --
Anticolonialism --
Anticolonialism, East Asia and the Pacific --
Anticolonialism, Middle East and North Africa --
Anticolonial Movements, Africa --
Apartheid --
Arabia, Western Economic Expansion in --
Art, European --
Asante Wars --
Assimilation, Africa --
Assimilation, East Asia and the Pacific --
Association, Africa --
Atatürk, Mustafa Kemal --
Atlantic Colonial Commerce --
Atlantic Fisheries --
Australia --
Australia, Aborigines --
Azikiwe, Nnamdi --
Aztec Empire --
Baring, Evelyn --
Batavia --
Belgium's African Colonies --
Bengal, Maritime Trade of --
Berlin Conference --
Biological Impacts of European Expansion in the Americas --
Bismarck Archipelago --
Blackbird Labor Trade --
Boer Wars --
Bombay --
Boston --
Boxer Uprising --
Brazilian Independence --
Britain's African Colonies --
British American Tobacco Company --
British Colonialism, Middle East --
British India and the Middle East --
Buccaneers --
Bullion Trade, South and Southeast Asia --
Burma, British --
Cabral, Amílcar Lopes --
Cacao --
Calcutta --
Cape Colony and Cape Town --
Capitulations, Middle East --
Caribbean --
Cartagena de Indias --
Cartier, Jacques --
Cartography --
Cartography in the Colonial Americas --
Catholic Church in Iberian America --
Censorship --
Central Asia, European Presence in --
Ceylon --
Chartered Companies, Africa --
China, to the First Opium War --
China, First Opium War to 1945 --
China, After 1945 --
Chinese Revolutions --
China, Foreign Trade --
China Merchants Steam Navigation Company --
Chinese Diaspora --
Chinese, Imperial Maritime Customs --
Christianity and Colonial Expansion in the Americas --
Cinnamon --
Cities and Towns in the Americas --
Clothing and Fashion, Middle East --
Coen, Jan Pietersz --
Coffee Cultivation --
Coffee in the Americas --
Colonial Cities and Towns, Africa --
Colonialism at the Movies --
Colonial Port Cities and Towns, South and Southeast Asia --
Colonization and Companies --
Columbus, Christopher --
Commodity Trade, Africa --
Commonwealth System --
Company of New France --
Compradorial System --
Conquests and Colonization --
Copper Trade, Asia --
Coromandel, Europeans and Maritime Trade --
Cortés, Hernán --
Cotton --
Creole Nationalism --
Crown Colony --
Curzon, George Nathaniel --
Daum, Paulus Adrianus --
Decolonization, East Asia and Pacific --
Decolonization, Sub-Saharan Africa --
Dee, John --
Diagne, Blaise --
Diamonds --
Dinshaway Incident --
Divide and Rule: The Legacy of Roman Imperialism --
Drake, Sir Francis --
Dual Mandate, Africa --
Dutch-Indonesian Wars --
Dutch United East India Company --
Dutch West India Company --
East Asia, American Presence in --
East Asia, European Presence in --
East Timor --
Ecological Impacts of European Colonizations in the Americas --
Edib, Halide --
Education, Middle East --
Education, Western Africa --
Egypt --
Empire, British --
Empire, British, in Asia and Pacific --
Empire, Dutch --
Empire, French --
Empire in the Americas, British --
Empire in the Americas, Dutch --
Empire in the Americas, French --
Empire in the Americas, Portuguese --
Empire in the Americas, Spanish --
Empire, Italian --
Empire, Japanese --
Empire, Ottoman --
Empire, Portuguese --
Empire, Russian and the Middle East --
Empire, United States --
Encomienda --
English East India Company (EIC) --
English East India Company, in China --
English Indentured Servants --
Enlightenment and Empire --
Enlightenment Thought --
Ethical Policy, Netherlands Indies --
Ethiopia --
Eurocentrism --
European Explorations in North America --
European Explorations in South America --
European Migrations to American Colonies, 1492-1820 --
Exploration, the Pacific --
Export Commodities --
Extraterritoriality. Vol. 2. Factories, South and Southeast Asia --
Federated States of Micronesia --
Fiji --
Financing, Debt, and Financial Crises --
France's African Colonies --
Freeburghers, South and Southeast Asia --
French Colonialism, Middle East --
French East India Company --
French Indochina --
French Polynesia --
Fur and Skin Trades in the Americas --
Gama, Vasco da --
Germany and the Middle East --
Germany's African Colonies --
Goa, Colonial City of --
Government, Colonial, in British America --
Government, Colonial, in Portuguese America --
Government, Colonial, in Spanish America --
Great Trek --
Guangzhou --
Haciendas in Spanish America --
Haitian Revolution --
Hakluyt, Richard --
Harkis --
Havana --
Hawai'i --
Heeren XVII --
Hegemon and Hegemony --
Henry the Navigator --
Hong Kong, to World War II --
Hong Kong, from World War II --
Human Rights --
Ideology, Political, Middle East --
Igbo Women's War --
Imperialism, Cultural --
Imperialism, Free Trade --
Imperialism, Gender and --
Imperialism, Liberal Theories of --
Imperialism, Marxist Theories of --
Inca Empire --
Independence and Decolonization, Middle East --
India, Imperial --
Indian Army --
Indian National Movement --
Indian Ocean Trade --
Indian Revolt of 1857 --
Indigenous Economies, Middle East --
Indigenous Responses, East Asia --
Indigenous Responses, the Pacific --
Indirect Rule, Africa --
Indonesian Independence, Struggle for --
International Trade in the Pre-Modern Period, Middle East --
Iran --
Iraq --
Ireland, English Colonization --
Irish Nationalist Movement Since 1800 --
Islam, Colonial Rule, Sub-Saharan Africa --
Islamic Modernism --
Japan, Colonized --
Japan, from World War II --
Japan, Opening of --
Jardine, Matheson & Company --
Java, Cultivation System --
Java War (1825-1830) --
Justification for Empire, European Concepts --
Kandy, Colonial Powers' Relations with the Kingdom of --
Kartini, Raden Ajeng --
Kenyatta, Jomo --
Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah --
Korea, to World War II --
Korea, from World War II --
Kruger, Paul --
Language, European --
Law, Colonial Systems of --
Law, Colonial Systems of, British Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, Dutch Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, French Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, Japanese Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, Ottoman Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, Portuguese Empire --
Law, Colonial Systems of, Spanish Empire --
Law, Concepts of International --
Liberia --
Li Hongzhang --
Lima --
Linggadjati Agreement --
Literature, Middle Eastern --
London Missionary Society --
Lugard, Frederick John Dealtry --
Lumumba, Patrice --
Macao --
Machel, Samore --
Magellan, Ferdinand --
Maji Maji Revolt, Africa --
Malabar, Europeans and the Maritime Trade of --
Malaysia, British, 1874-1957 --
Mandate Rule --
Mandela, Nelson --
Manumission --
Mao Zedong --
Marshall Islands --
Massachusetts Bay Company --
Mau Mau, Africa --
Medical Practices, Middle East --
Mekong River, Exploration of the --
Melanesia --
Mercantilism --
Mercenaries, East Asia and the Pacific --
Mexico City --
Micronesia --
Minas Gerais, Conspiracy of --
Mining, the Americas --
Missionaries, Christian, Africa --
Mission, Civilizing --
Missions, China --
Missions, in the Pacific --
Mita --
Modern World-System Analysis --
Moluccas --
Money in the Colonial Americas --
Mongolia --
Monroe Doctrine --
Muhammad 'Ali --
Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker) --
Muslim Brotherhood --
Nagasaki --
Nasir, Gamal Abd al --
Nationalism, Africa --
Native Americans and Europeans --
Negritude --
Neocolonialism --
Neocolonialism in Latin America --
Netherlands Missionary Society --
New Caledonia --
New France --
New Spain, the Viceroyalty of --
New York --
New Zealand --
Nkrumah, Kwame --
North Africa --
North Africa, European Presence in --
Northwest Passage to Asia --
Nyerere, Julius --
Occupations, East Asia --
Occupations, the Pacific --
Oceania --
Oil --
Open Door Policy --
Opium --
Opium Wars --
Organization of African Unity (OAU) --
Ottoman Empire: France and Austria-Hungary. Vol. 3. Pacific, American Presence in --
Pacific, European Presence in --
Pahlavi Dynasty --
Pan-African Congress --
Pan-Africanism --
Papal Donations and Colonization --
Papua New Guinea --
Perry, Matthew Calbraith --
Peru Under Spanish Rule --
Pizarro, Francisco --
Plantations, the Americas --
Polynesia --
Portugal's African Colonies --
Postcolonialism --
Potosí --
Qing Dynasty --
Quebec City --
Race and Colonialism in the Americas --
Race and Racism --
Racial Equality Amendment, Japan --
Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford --
Railroads, East Asia and the Pacific --
Railroads, Imperialism --
Religion, Roman Catholic Church --
Religion, Western Perceptions of Traditional Religions --
Religion, Western Perceptions of World Religions --
Religion, Western Presence in Africa --
Religion, Western Presence in East Asia --
Religion, Western Presence in Southeast Asia --
Religion, Western Presence in the Pacific --
Rhodes, Cecil --
Rio de Janeiro --
Royal Dutch-Indisch Army --
Rubber, Africa --
Russo-Japanese War --
Science and Technology --
Scramble for Africa --
Scramble for Concessions --
Secular Nationalisms, Middle East --
Segregation, Racial, Africa --
Self-Determination, East Asia and the Pacific --
Self-Strengthening Movements, East Asia and the Pacific --
Senghor, Léopold Sédar --
Sepoy --
Sex and Sexuality --
Shandong Province --
Shanghai --
Sha'rawi, Huda --
Shipping, East Asia and Pacific --
Shipping, the Pacific --
Siam and the West, Kingdom of --
Sierra Leone --
Silk --
Singapore --
Slavery and Abolition, Middle East --
Slave Trade, Atlantic --
Slave Trade, Indian Ocean --
Snouck Hurgronje, Christiaan --
Social Darwinism --
Southeast Asia, Japanese Occupation of --
Spanish American Independence --
Stanley, Henry Morton --
Straits Settlements --
Sub-Saharan Africa, European Presence in --
Sudan, Egyptian and British Rivalry in --
Suez Canal and Suez Crisis --
Sugar and Labor: Tracking Empires --
Sugar Cultivation and Trade --
Taiping Rebellion --
Tea --
Thirteen Colonies, British North America --
Tibet --
Tobacco Cultivation and Trade --
Tobacco Protest, Iran --
Travelogues --
Treaties, East Asia and the Pacific --
Treaty of Tordesillas --
Treaty Port System --
Tribute --
Trusteeship --
Túpac Amaru, Rebellion of --
United States Colonial Rule in the Philippines --
United States Interventions in Postindependence Latin America --
United States Policy Towards the Middle East --
'Urabi Rebellion --
Valentijn, François --
Vanuatu --
Vespucci, Amerigo --
Virginia Company --
Waitangi, Declaration of Independence --
Wars and Empires --
Warrant Chiefs, Africa --
Western Thought, Middle East --
Wilsonianism --
World War I, Africa --
World War I, Middle East --
World War II, Africa --
Xavier, Francis --
Zongli Yamen (Tsungli Yamen) --
Zulu Wars, Africa --
Glossary --
Primary Sources --
Anglo-Russian Entente of 1907 --
Atlantic Charter --
The Balfour Declaration --
Charter of Privileges and Exemptions, the Dutch West India Company --
Christopher Columbus --
De Origine, Populi (On the Origins of the Natives of Virginia) 1612 --
Discourse of Western Planting --
The Earl of Cromer: Why Britain Acquired Egypt in 1882 --
Fourteen Points --
Homestead Act --
Imperialism: A Study, 1902 --
Imperialism: A German Viewpoint --
Kingdom of Congo --
Mongo: Mulatto Chief of the River, 1854 --
Monroe Doctrine --
Mundus Novus --
Northwest Ordinance; July 13, 1787 --
Of the Principle of the Commercial or Mercantile System --
Of the Silver of the Indies, 1590 --
Of the War Combats, Boldness, and Arms of the Savages of America --
Second Treatise on Government-John Locke, 1690 --
Spanish Colonial Official's Account of Triangular Trade with England (c. 1726) --
The Stamp Act --
The Statute of Westminster, 1931 --
Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916 --
Treaty of Paris 1763 --
Treaty of Utrecht --
The Two Middle Passages to Brazil, 1793 --
Versailles Treaty: Articles 1-26. Volume 1. List of maps --
Preface --
List of articles --
Thematic outline of contents --
Directory of contributors --
Encyclopedia of western colonialism since 1450 A-E --
Volume 2. Encyclopedia of western colonialism since 1450 F-O --
Volume 3. Encyclopedia of western colonialism since 1450 P-Z --
Glossary --
List of primary source documents --
Primary source documents --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Thomas Benjamin, editor in chief.

Abstract:

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.
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