Subverting Empire: Deviance and Disorder in the British Colonial World

Will Jackson (Editor), Emily Manktelow (Editor)

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Across their empire, the British spoke ceaselessly of deviants of undesirables, ne'er do wells, petit-tyrants and rogues. With obvious literary appeal, these soon became stock figures. This is the first study to take deviance seriously, bringing together histories that reveal the complexity of a phenomenon that remains only dimly understood.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages269
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-46587-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-46586-3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

Publication series

NameCambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies

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