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Published: 18 February 2018

344 Pages | 15 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719099731

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Banished Potentates

dethroning and exiling indigenous monarchs under British and French colonial rule, 1815-1955

First Edition

Robert Aldrich

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Provides the first comprehensive study of the dethroning of indigenous monarchs under British and French colonial rule in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • Offers lively discussion about the lived experiences of colourful and controversial sovereigns vanquished in war
  • Contributes new perspectives on issues concerning 'indirect rule' and European paramountcy in princely states and protectorates
  • Studies the circumstances of the ousting of 'native' sovereigns, the life of the rulers, families and entourages in exile, and their posthumous fate in historical narrative, commemoration and collective memory

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