By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This booklet argues that the heritage of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial quantity through detrimental feelings resembling nervousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to via the standard prevalence of panics. The case stories it assembles learn a few 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 seems that defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial event, the quantity sketches out many of the major components (such as disorder, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the commonest forms of sensible, discursive and epistemic ideas followed by means 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