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Rhetorics of empire, languages of colonial conflict after 1900, edited by Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

Table Of Contents
Introduction: rhetorics of empire - Martin Thomas and Richard Toye --1. 'The people are grateful': the discourse of modernization in the concentration camps of the South African War, 1899-1902 - Elizabeth van Heyningen --2. 'We don't want a pirate empire': imperial governance, the Transvaal crisis, and the anxieties of Liberal rhetoric on empire - Simon Mackley --3. Civilization, empire and humanity: Theodore Roosevelt's second corollary to the Monroe Doctrine - Charlie Laderman --4. Franklin D. Roosevelt and America's empire of anti-imperialism - Andrew Preston --5. 'The real question at issue': Mers el-Kébir and the rhetoric of imperial confrontation in July 1940 - Rachel Chin --6. French late colonial rhetoric, "myth" and imperial reason - Martin Shipway --7. 'Boom! goes the Congo': the rhetoric of control and Belgium's late colonial state - Matthew Stanard --8. The hard side of soft power: Spanish rhetorics of empire from the 1950s to the 1970s - Andreas Stucki --9. Repression, reprisals, and rhetorics of massacre in Algeria's war - Martin Thomas --10. Arguing about Hola Camp: the rhetorical consequences of a colonial massacre - Richard Toye --11. Extended families or bodily decomposition? Biological metaphors in the age of European decolonization - Elizabeth Buettner --12. Rhetoric of the realm: monarchy in New Zealand, political rhetoric and adjusting to the end of empire - Harshan Kumarasingham --Index
Literary Form
non fiction
In-house editor: Emma Brennan
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages), illustrations; digital, PDF file(s).
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