With 171 titles, published over two decades, Manchester Studies in Imperialism is firmly positioned at the forefront of the study of imperial history.


The Studies in Imperialism series has played a progressive role in reshaping both British and Imperial histories by greatly expanding their respective repertoires to explore new and previously neglected subjects and by focusing attention more firmly on the tightly interwoven relationships between them.

Manchester Studies in Imperialism delivers a rich source of scholarship on cultural encounters between the coloniser and colonised, the circulation of power through the production and organisation of colonial knowledge, and the construction of identity both at the heart and on the margins of empire.

Key features & benefits

Includes 171 books that encourage the widest possible range of studies in the field, guaranteeing quality and robustness of content
Offers a full spectrum of cultural phenomena, propaganda, social control and migration, as well as examining aspects of gender and sex, frontiers and law, science and the environment, language and literature, migration and patriotic societies
Offers a single, easy-to-navigate database for studying imperial histories, bringing together a wide range of topics in one easy-to-use resource

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