An Empire on Trial: Race, Murder, and Justice under British by Martin J. Wiener

By Martin J. Wiener

An Empire on Trial is the 1st ebook to discover the problem of interracial murder within the British Empire in the course of its peak – analyzing those incidents and the prosecution of such situations in each one of 7 colonies scattered through the global. It uncovers and analyzes the tensions of empire that underlay British rule and delves into how the matter of preserving a liberal empire manifested itself within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. The paintings demonstrates the significance of the strategies of felony justice to the background of the empire and the good thing about a trans-territorial method of knowing the complexities and nuances of its workings. An Empire on Trial is of curiosity to these all in favour of race, empire, or felony justice, and to historians of recent Britain or of colonial Australia, India, Kenya, or the Caribbean. Political and post-colonial theorists writing on liberalism and empire, or race and empire, also will locate this booklet invaluable.

Show description

Read or Download An Empire on Trial: Race, Murder, and Justice under British Rule, 1870–1935 PDF

Best murder & mayhem true accounts books

Justice in America: How the Media and Prosecutors Stack the Deck Against the Accused

The Casey Anthony trial of 2011 is expected to have drawn the tv and interpreting recognition of at the least 1 / 4 of 1000000000 humans from worldwide. In Justice in the USA, Anthony safety lawyer J. Cheney Mason, who used to be introduced in to save lots of the case, asserts that the jury received it correct, and that the US, the media, and the general public blinded by way of the nightly lighting, obtained all of it unsuitable.

The Bloody Century: True Tales of Murder in 19th Century America

A murderous surroundings pervaded 19th century the US in contrast to whatever obvious earlier than or due to the fact that. Lurid homicide tales ruled newspaper headlines, and as though responding to the necessity for sensational replica, americans far and wide started to see homicide as an answer to their difficulties. The Bloody Century retells their tales; a few nonetheless well-known, a few lengthy buried, all eternally attention-grabbing.

Le dernier tyran avant la fin du monde: Tome 1 - Cerbèro le dévoreur d'enfance (Roman) (French Edition)

En 2118, une firme toute puissante achève son projet fou : numériser l’esprit de ceux pour qui l. a. médecine ne peut plus rien et en faire des cyborgs. Dans cette civilisation futuriste, l’inspecteur Anselm croise le chemin du mal en personne. .. S’en sortira-t-il vivant ? PH. C. Dié think un monde alternatif fait d’humanoïdes et de applied sciences.

Maximum Harm: The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing

In greatest damage, veteran investigative journalist Michele R. McPhee unravels the complicated tale at the back of the general public proof of the Boston Marathon bombing. She examines the bombers’ roots in Dagestan and Chechnya, their fight to assimilate in the USA, and their growing to be hatred of the United States—a deepening antagonism that might steered federal prosecutors to dub Dzhokhar Tsarnaev “America's worst nightmare.

Additional resources for An Empire on Trial: Race, Murder, and Justice under British Rule, 1870–1935

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 11 votes