The Shadow of Colonialism on Europe’s Modern Past

  • Róisín Healy
  • Enrico Dal Lago

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Debating Colonialisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Róisín Healy, Enrico Dal Lago
      Pages 3-22
    3. Mridu Rai
      Pages 23-35
  3. Colonialism as Nationalisation?

  4. Colonialism under Communism

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 245-255

About this book


Through a range of case studies from eastern and western Europe, this book breaks new ground in investigating the extent to which European peoples living within Europe were also subjected to the ideologies and practices of colonialism.


Colonialism imperialism nationalism nineteenth-century Europe twentieth-century Europe Sovietization Ireland southern Italy Schleswig Alsace Poland Algeria Bosnia-Herzegovina Ukraine Hungary colonialism communism empire Europe Germany ideology Imperial Russia Russia Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Róisín Healy
    • 1
  • Enrico Dal Lago
    • 2
  1. 1.National University of IrelandGalwayIreland
  2. 2.National University of IrelandGalwayIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49707-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45075-3
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