Engaging Colonial Knowledge

Reading European Archives in World History

  • Ricardo Roque
  • Kim A. Wagner

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Engaging Colonial Knowledge

    1. Ricardo Roque, Kim A. Wagner
      Pages 1-32
  3. Epistemic Fissures

  4. Indigenous Voices and Colonial Records

  5. Archives of Entanglement

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 301-306

About this book


Presenting a set of rich case-studies which demonstrate novel and productive approaches to the study of colonial knowledge, this volume covers British, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish colonial encounters in Africa, Asia, America and the Pacific, from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.


Africa China Europe history India Nigeria society Sri Lanka world history

Editors and affiliations

  • Ricardo Roque
    • 1
  • Kim A. Wagner
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Social SciencesUniversity of LisbonPortugal
  2. 2.University of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-31766-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36007-5
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