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Published: 22 June 2020

312 Pages | 34 halftones


ISBN: 9780197507735

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Inventing the English Massacre

Amboyna in History and Memory

Alison Games

  • Reinterprets archival sources to reconstruct a conspiracy trial in 1623
  • Shows how this event became a turning point in British imperial history and the basis of the term massacre
  • Looks at the event and its legacies of four hundred years