By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This booklet argues that the heritage of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial volume by means of unfavourable feelings reminiscent of anxiousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to by way of the standard prevalence of panics. The case reports it assembles learn a number of the ways that panics and anxieties have been generated in imperial events and the way they shook up the dynamics among probably omnipotent colonizers and the it seems that defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial event, the quantity sketches out the various major parts (such as affliction, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the most typical sorts of useful, discursive and epistemic options followed via the colonisers to scale 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