Volume 17, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History

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Special Issue: Empire, Humanitarianism and Violence in the Colonies

Empire, Humanitarianism and Violence in the Colonies

“The Awful Depravity of Human Nature”: Violence and humanitarian narratives in New South Wales and Tahiti, 1796–99

Moving Texts and “Humane Sentiment”: Materiality, mobility and the emotions of imperial humanitarianism

Violence, Moral Imperialism and Colonial Borderlands, 1770s–1820s: Some contradictions of humanitarianism

“The Whip Is a Very Contagious Kind of Thing”: Flogging and humanitarian reform in penal Australia

“We Are Sure of Your Sympathy”: Indigenous uses of the politics of protection in nineteenth-century Australia and Canada

Gandhi and the Humanitarians of Empire: Influence, resistance and the invention of nonviolent politics

Review Essays

German Colonialism and the Age of Global Empires

Documenting Life “Beyond the Line”

Book Reviews

Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World by Eric Lars Myrup (review)

The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms by Eamon Darcy (review)

The Emergence of British Power in India, 1600–1784: A grand strategic interpretation by G.J. Bryant (review)

Formations of United States Colonialism ed. by Alyosha Goldstein (review)

Dreams and the Invisible World in Colonial New England: Indians, colonists, and the seventeenth century by Ann Marie Plane, and: Beyond Land and Sea: The Atlantic coast and the transformation of New England by Christopher L. Pastore (review)

Africans into Creoles: Slavery, ethnicity and identity in colonial Costa Rica by Russell Lohse, and: Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through slavery in colonial Quito by Sherwin K. Bryant (review)

The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial quiescence, subterranean resistance ed. by Marilyn Booth and Anthony Gorman (review)

The Founders: The origins of the ANC and the struggle for democracy in South Africa by Andre Odendaal (review)

From a Nation Torn: Decolonizing art and representation in France, 1945–1962 by Hannah Feldman, and: The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian families and the French welfare state during decolonization by Amelia Lyons (review)

Radicals: Resistance and protest in colonial Malaya by Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied (review)