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Banished potentates : dethroning and exiling Indigenous monarchs under British and French colonial rule, 1815-1955 / Robert Aldrich

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Aldrich, Robert, 1954- author.
Publication Info.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.


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Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Chapter One Thrones and dominion: European colonisers and Indigenous monarchs; Royal exile; Monarchs here and there; Colonialism and dethroned monarchs; Rediscovering the royals in history; Royal exile in the colonies: a prelude; Notes; Chapter Two The last king in Ceylon: the British and Sri Vikrama Rajasinha, 1815; The monarchy in Ceylon; The British and the Nayakkars; The capture of a king, 18 February 1815; The Kandyan king in perspective; The captured king: from Colombo to Vellore.
Revolts, wars and pretenders, 1817-48The British Crown as successor to the Kandyan throne; The legacy of a deposition; Notes; Chapter Three Kings of Orient were: royal exile in British Asia; Indian princes and British overlords; Deposition under the Company Raj; The 1857 uprising and the exile of the Mughal emperor; The new order: India after 1857; The road from Mandalay: the exile of the king of Burma; The Sultan of Perak; Deposed monarchs in British Asia; Notes; Chapter Four 'Dragons of Annam': the French and three emperors in Vietnam; The Vietnamese and the French; Ham Nghi.
The battle for HuéThe Can Vuong movement; Exile and legacy; Ham Nghi in exile; Thanh Thai; 'Mad' emperor or rebel?; Duy Tan; The surveillance of exiled emperors; Imperial lives on a tropical island; Vinh San in wartime; After the war; Three exiles; Notes; Chapter Five Out of Africa: the British, the French and African monarchs; Europeans colonisers and African sovereigns; The dynamics of deposition; Metropolitan opinion about colonial exile; Life in exile; African Napoleons; Notes; Chapter Six The French and the queen of Madagascar: Ranavalona III, 1897; The French conquest of Madagascar.
The French general and the Malagasy queenThe end of the monarchy and the dynamics of colonial conquest; The queen in exile; The Malagasy queen in republican France; The royal family; Ranavalona's return to Madagascar; Monarchism, republicanism and nationalism after Ranavalona; Gender and exile; Notes; Chapter Seven From conquest to decolonisation: exile from French North Africa; The downfall of Moncef Bey; The fall and rise of the sultan of Morocco; From colonialism to decolonisation; Notes; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
An examination of British and French deposition and exile of Indigenous monarchs in Asia and Africa from 1815 until the 1950s.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-305) and index.
In English.
Local Note
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
Kings and rulers -- Deposition.
Exile (Punishment)
Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
France -- Colonies -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
France -- Colonies -- Administration.
Penal transportation.
Impérialisme -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Impérialisme -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Rois et souverains -- Déposition.
Autochtones -- Politique et gouvernement.
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Histoire.
France -- Colonies -- Histoire.
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Administration.
Politics & Government.
General & World History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
HISTORY / Civilization
Penal transportation. (OCoLC)fst01732218
British colonies. (OCoLC)fst01910374
Exile (Punishment) (OCoLC)fst00918133
French colonies. (OCoLC)fst01930852
Imperialism. (OCoLC)fst00968126
Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst00970250
Kings and rulers -- Deposition. (OCoLC)fst01765553
Colonies -- Administration. (OCoLC)fst00868457
Chronological Term
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
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