Violence and Colonial Order - Martin Thomas

Violence and Colonial Order

By Martin Thomas

  • Release Date: 2014-03-29
  • Genre: History


Pioneering account of the connections between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars. Ranging across Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, the book explains why labour control and the containment of uprisings and dissent became central facets of colonial policing.