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Colonial Internationalism and the Governmentality of Empire, 1893–1982

Florian Wagner

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Cambridge University Press, February 2022
ISBN: 9781316512838
Hardback, 324 pages
90 £

Through the lens of the ICI, Florian Wagner argues that this international cooperation reshaped colonialism as a transimperial and governmental policy. The book demonstrates that the ICI's strategy of using indigenous institutions and customary laws to encourage colonial development served to maintain colonial rule even beyond the official end of empires. (Publishers information)