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Tag Archives: imperialism

Happy birthday, Hannah Arendt!

Hannah Arendt (14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975), German-American philosopher and political theorist, was the first to argue that there were continuities between the age of European imperialism and the age of fascism in Europe. In her pivotal work The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951), she established that theories of race, notions of racial and cultural […]

The Colonial Governance of the Natural World: A History of Tanzanian Wildlife Conservation

Bernhard Gissibl is author of The Nature of German Imperialism. Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in colonial East Africa, published this July by Berghahn. His work analyses the role of hunting and game conservation in the making of the col0nial state in what was then German East Africa. The book reveals the years of […]

Academic Book Week is Here!

Academic Book Week will be celebrated in the UK and internationally from 9-16 November 2015, and it’s organized as part of the Academic Book of the Future Project.   This week-long series of events aims to raise awareness for the variety and accessibility of academic books and to enhance the wider debate about the value […]