I want to announce the publication of my book ‘A Problem of Great Importance’: Population, Race and Power in the British Empire, 1918-1973 by the University of California Press. A Problem of Great Importance explores the growing importance of demographic issues in the 20th century empire. It traces how the imperial state turned to metropolitan activists to improve its knowledge of colonial demography and design programs to influence colonial population trends.
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Global Impact of Slave Trade and Slavery - a comparative approach
CALL FOR PAPERS
World Economic History Congress, 'Diversity in Development', Kyoto, 3-7
Deadline abstracts 15 February 2014
Abstract (500 words) can be send to email@example.com
Organizers: Karwan Fatah-Black, Matthias van Rossum
Co-organizers: Ulbe Bosma, Karel Davids, Henk den Heijer
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