By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This publication argues that the background of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial volume through detrimental feelings resembling anxiousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to by way of the average prevalence of panics. The case experiences it assembles study some of the ways that panics and anxieties have been generated in imperial events and the way they shook up the dynamics among probably omnipotent colonizers and the it seems that defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial adventure, the amount sketches out a number of the major components (such as illness, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the most typical kinds of useful, discursive and epistemic suggestions followed by way of the colonisers to decrease the perceived threats.
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Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings: Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series) by Harald Fischer-Tiné