Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2015

320 Pages

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9780719097867

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Imperial Expectations and Realities

El Dorados, Utopias and Dystopias

edited by Andrekos Varnava

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Introduces imperial and colonial historians to the concepts of El Dorado and utopias and dystopias
  • Provides a comparative focus on the cases of El Dorados, utopias and dystopias from across imperial traditions, from across five centuries (sixteenth to twentieth) and from various colonial spaces
  • Offers new insights into reasons of state construction of policy, and the contingencies of imperial governance and colonial settlement

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