By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This e-book argues that the background of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial quantity through destructive feelings equivalent to nervousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to by means of the typical prevalence of panics. The case stories 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 sounds as if defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial adventure, the quantity sketches out the various major parts (such as ailment, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the most typical sorts of sensible, discursive and epistemic recommendations followed by way of the colonisers to lessen 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