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  • “Indigenous-Anglo Interactions over Pacific Marine Space: Makahs, Maori, and the British Empire in the Pacific,” in Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences of Empire in a Revolutionary Age, eds. Kate Fullagar and Michael A. McDonnell (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018). Learn more
  • Lin Hongxuan. "Sickle as Crescent: Islam and Communism in the Netherlands East Indies, 1915-1927." Studia Islamika 25(2): 309-350. Learn more
  • Behlmer, George. Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. Print. Learn more
  • Jesse Meredith, "Decolonizing the New Town: Roy Gazzard and the Making of Killingworth Township," Journal of British Studies 57, 2 (April 2018): 333-362. Learn more
  • Johnson, Eric. "'Our Dear Kazan': Urban Initiatives and Imperial Legacies, 1774-1860." PhD diss., University of Washington, 2017. Learn more
  • “Majority and Minority Languages in the Middle East: The Case of Hebrew in Mandate Palestine,” in Minorities in the Arab World, ed. Laura Robson, (Syracuse University Press, 2016), 174-190. Learn more
  • Quintana, Maria. Contracting Freedom: Race, Empire, and U.S. Labor Importation Programs, 1942-1964. Diss. University of Washington, 2016. Chairs: James Gregory and Moon-Ho Jung. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. Print. Learn more
  • "A Murder in the Grove: Conceptions of Justice in an Early Zionist Colony," Journal of Social History 49:2 (2015): 427-451. Learn more
  • "Where Did the Empire Go? Archives and Decolonization in Britain," American Historical Review 120.3 (June 2015): 884-899. Learn more
  • Campbell, Elena I. The Muslim Question and Russian Imperial Governance. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. Print. Learn more
  • Schmidt, Benjamin Inventing Exoticism Geography, Globalism, and Europe's Early Modern World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Print. Learn more
  • "Decolonizing Emotions: The Management of Feeling in the New World Order," in Frank Biess and Daniel Gross, eds., Science and the Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). Learn more
  • "The Sounds of Independence? Lessons from Africa and Beyond at the Transcription Centre Archive," History Workshop Journal 78 (Autumn 2014): 229-245. Learn more
  • Bernardo, Joseph. From 'Little Brown Brothers' to 'Forgotten Asian Americans': Race, Space, and Empire in Filipino Los Angeles. Diss. University of Washington, 2014. Chair: Moon-Ho Jung. Learn more
  • Kindig, Jessie. War for Peace: Race, Empire and the Korean War. Diss. University of Washington, 2014. Chairs: James Gregory and Moon-Ho Jung. Learn more
  • "Fostering Independence," History Today 63.8 (August 2013): 21-26. Learn more
  • Bet-Shlimon, Arbella. "The Politics and Ideology of Urban Development in Iraq's Oil City: Kirkuk, 1946-58." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 33, no. 1 (2013): 26-40. Learn more
  • Ahn, Chong Eun. From Chaoxian ren to Chaoxian zu: Korean Identity under the Japanese Empire and Chinese Nation-State. Diss. University of Washington, 2013. Chair: Madeleine Dong. Learn more
  • Lumba, Allan. Monetary Authorities: Market Knowledge and Imperial Government in the Colonial Philippines, 1892 - 1942. Diss. University of Washington, 2013. Chair: Vicente Rafael. Learn more
  • Roberts, Nathan. U.S. Forestry in the Philippines: Environment, Nationhood, and Empire, 1900-1937. Diss. University of Washington, 2013. Chair: Linda Nash. Learn more
  • Bet-Shlimon, Arbella. "Group Identities, Oil, and the Local Political Domain in Kirkuk: A Historical Perspective." Journal of Urban History 38, no. 5 (2012): 914-31. Learn more
  • Garcia, Chad. Horsemen from the Edge of Empire: The Rise of the Jurchen Coalition. Diss. University of Washington, 2012. Chair: Patricia Ebrey. Learn more
  • Herbert, Christopher. White Power, Yellow Gold: Colonialism and Identity in the California and British Columbia Gold Rushes, 1848 - 1871. Diss. University of Washington, 2012. Chair: John Findlay. Learn more
  • Rodriguez-Silva, Ileana. Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print. Learn more
  • Jonas, Raymond. The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. Learn more
  • Warren, Adam. Medicine and Politics in Colonial Peru: Population Growth and the Bourbon Reforms. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. Print. Learn more
  • "The Postcolonial Family? West African Children, Private Fostering, and the British State," Journal of Modern History 81.1 (2009): 87-121. [Winner of the Walter D. Love Article Prize from the North American Conference on British Studies.] Learn more
  • "Leaving Home: The Politics of Deportation in Postwar Britain," Journal of British Studies 48.4 (2008): 852-882. Learn more
  • Sohi, Seema. Echoes Of Mutiny: Race, Empire, And Indian Anticolonialism In North America. Diss. University of Washington, 2008. Chair: Moon-Ho Jung. Learn more
  • Schmidt, Benjamin. The Discovery of Guiana: by Sir Walter Ralegh with Related Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008. Print. Learn more
  • "The Boot and the Spleen: When Was Murder Possible in British India?" Comparative Studies in Society and History 48.2 (2006): 463 - 494. Learn more
  • "Making Faces: Tattooed Women and Colonial Regimes" History Workshop Journal 59 (2005): 33-56. Learn more
  • "Indian Yellow: Making and Breaking the Imperial Palette," Journal of Material Culture 10 (2005): 197-214. Reprinted in Martin Jay and Sumathi Ramaswamy, eds. Empires of Vision: A Reader (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014). Learn more
  • Thomas, Lynn M. Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. White Love and Other Events in Filipino History. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. Print. Learn more
  • Yang, Anand. Bazaar India: Markets, Society, and the Colonial State in Bihar. California: University of California Press, 1999. Print. Learn more
  • Sears, Laurie. Shadows of Empire: Colonial Discourse and Javanese Tales. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996. Print. Learn more
  • Alden, Dauril. The Making of an Enterprise: The Society of Jesus in Portugal, Its Empire, and Beyond, 1540-1750. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Discrepant Histories: Translocal Essays on Filipino Cultures. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995. Print. Learn more
  • Johnson, Richard. John Nelson Merchant Adventurer: A Life between Empires. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. Learn more
  • Yang, Anand. The Limited Raj: Agrarian Relations in Colonial India, Saran District, 1793-1920. California: University of California Press, 1989. Print. Learn more
  • Rafael, Vicente L. Contracting Colonialism: Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society Under Early Spanish Rule. Hardbound edition, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988. Paperback edition, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1993. Learn more
  • Yang, Anand. Crime and Criminality in British India. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1986. Print. Learn more
  • Johnson, Richard. Adjustment to Empire: The New England Colonies 1675- 1715. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1981. Print. Learn more
  • Alden, Dauril. Essays Concerning the Socioeconomic History of Brazil and Portuguese India. Gainesville: The University Presses of Florida, 1977. Print. Learn more
  • Alden, Dauril. Colonial Roots of Modern Brazil. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. Print. Learn more
  • Alden, Dauril. Royal Government in Colonial Brazil. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968. Print. Learn more
  • ""These Horses Belong with Us:" Remaking Relations Between Native Peoples and Horses in the Inland Pacific Northwest, 1890-1990" Learn more
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  • Arthit Jiamrattanyoo. "Empires of Amity: Affective Politics and Poetics of Friendship through the Colonial Philippines." Dissertation, Universty of Washington, ongoing. Learn more