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Colonial Switzerland

Rethinking Colonialism from the Margins

  • Patricia Purtschert
  • Harald Fischer-Tiné

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Patricia Purtschert, Harald Fischer-Tiné
      Pages 1-25
  3. Colonialism and Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Bernhard C. Schär
      Pages 29-49
    3. Pascal Germann
      Pages 50-72
    4. Lukas Meier
      Pages 73-87
  4. (Post)colonial Economies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Andreas Zangger
      Pages 91-109
    3. Angela Sanders
      Pages 110-132
    4. Rohit Jain
      Pages 133-153
  5. (Post)colonial Self-Representations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Ruramisai Charumbira
      Pages 157-178
    3. Patricia Hongler, Marina Lienhard
      Pages 200-218
  6. (Post)colonial Politics and Counter-Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Harald Fischer-Tiné
      Pages 221-258
    3. Anne Lavanchy
      Pages 278-295
  7. Colonial Complicities and Imperial Entanglements

    1. Shalini Randeria
      Pages 296-306
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 307-323

About this book

Introduction

States without former colonies, it has been argued, were intensely involved in colonial practices. This anthology looks at Switzerland, which, by its very strong economic involvements with colonialism, its doctrine of neutrality, and its transnationally entangled scientific community, constitutes a perfect case in point.

Keywords

Postcolonialism Colonialism Switzerland Imperialism Race Science Migration Colonial Knowledge anti-colonialism colonialism colonization decolonization migration Third World

Editors and affiliations

  • Patricia Purtschert
    • 1
  • Harald Fischer-Tiné
    • 1
  1. 1.ETH ZurichSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137442741
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49520-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-44274-1
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