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World History by Topic: Empires, Borderlands & Their Legacies

Empires, Borderlands & Their Legacies in History

The Ashgate research companion to modern imperial histories.
Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, c2012.
- Main Library JC359 .A72 2012

The Oxford Handbook of the Ends of Empire
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 
- Main Library JV151 .O94 2018 

The Palgrave encyclopedia of imperialism and anti-imperialism
[online resource; UCSB IP addresses only]
Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2019.
- Also available at Ref JC359 .P35 2016 

The Palgrave handbook of African colonial and postcolonial history.
[online resource; UCSB IP addresses only]
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

The postcolonial studies dictionary.
[online resource; UCSB IP addresses only]
Hoboken: Wiley, 2015.

The Routledge companion to decolonization
London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
- Main Library D840 .R59 2006 


Additional Reference Sources for World History by Topic (Empires, Borderlands & Their Legacies):

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The Oxford Handbook of the Ends of Empire.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
- Main Library JV151 .O94 2018

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