By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This e-book argues that the background of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial volume by means of destructive feelings comparable to nervousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to via the common prevalence of panics. The case reviews it assembles study a number of the ways that panics and anxieties have been generated in imperial occasions and the way they shook up the dynamics among likely omnipotent colonizers and the it appears defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial adventure, the quantity sketches out many of the major components (such as ailment, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the most typical types of sensible, discursive and epistemic innovations followed by way of the colonisers to cut down the perceived threats.
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Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series) by Harald Fischer-Tiné