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.
Balázs Apor, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Aoife Connolly, Ireland Guido Hausmann, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany Detmar Klein, University College Cork, Ireland Nils Langer, University of Bristol, UK Paul McNamara, NUI, Galway, Ireland Christoph Mick, University of Warwick, UK Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, NUI, Galway, Ireland Mridu Rai, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Clemens Ruthner, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Mark von Hagen, Arizona State University in Phoenix, USA
PART I: DEBATING COLONIALISMS 1. Investigating Colonialism within Europe; Róisín Healy and Enrico Dal Lago 2. Is there a Classical Colonialism?; Mridu Rai 3. Exemplar, Outlier, Impostor? A Reflection on Ireland and the Discourses of Colonialism; Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh PART II: COLONIALISM AS NATIONALISATION? 4. Italian Unification and the Mezzogiorno: Colonialism in One Country?; Enrico Dal Lago 5. Language Policies in the Duchy of Schleswig under Denmark and Prussia; Nils Langer 6. German-annexed Alsace and Imperial Germany: A Process of Colonisation?; Detmar Klein 7. From Commonwealth to Colony? Poland under Prussia; Róisín Healy 8. Colonialism in the Polish Eastern Borderlands, 1919-1939; Christoph Mick 9. The French of Algeria: Can the Colonisers be Colonised?; Aoife Connolly 10. Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1878-1918: A Colony of a Multinational Empire; Clemens Ruthner PART III: COLONIALISM UNDER COMMUNISM 11. From Imperial Russia to Colonial Ukraine; Mark von Hagen 12. Maps of the Borderlands: Russia and Ukraine; Guido Hausmann 13. Layered Colonialism: Polonisation and Sovietisation in Poland's Recovered Territories; Paul McNamara 14. Sovietisation, Imperial Rule and the Stalinist Leader Cult in Central and Eastern Europe; Balázs Apor