Corruption, Empire and Colonialism in the Modern Era: A Global Perspective (Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History) (Hardcover)
Introduction: Corruption, Empire and Colonialism in the Modern Era: Towards a Global Perspective.- PART I. Corruption and Narratives of Imperial Decline and Reform during the Age of Revolutions, c. 1800.- Reflections of an Early-Modern Historian on the Modern History of Corruption and Empire.- Corruption, Empire and State-Building: An Entangled History of the British and French "Imperial Nation States" and Hyderabad, c.1760 to 1800.- The East India Company and the Regulation of Corruption in Early-Nineteenth-Century India.- Corrupt and Rapacious: Colonial Spanish-American past through the Eyes of Early-Nineteenth-Century Contemporaries. A Contribution from the History of Emotions.- Bribery in Baroda: The Politics of Corruption in Nineteenth-Century India.- PART II. Civilizing Missions and "Oriental" Corruption during the Age of Modern Imperialism, c. 1900.- Colonial Normativity? Corruption in the Dutch-Indonesian Relationship in the Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries.- Land, State and Favour in Colonial Algeria. Why the Bruat Case (1877) did not become a Scandal.- "There's nothing like having good influence in Madrid ". Fraud and Immorality in Cuba, the "Pearl of the Antilles".- "Putting an end to the Slander that Stains Everything". V ctor Balaguer and Anticorruption Strategies in Late-Nineteenth-Century Cuba.- Paperwork as Commodity, Corruption as Accumulation. Land Records and Licences in Colonial Myanmar, c.1900.- The Entrenchment of Corruption in a Colonial Context: the Case of the Philippines c.1900.- Conclusions: Colonial and Corruption History: Future Research Perspectives.