By Harald Fischer-Tiné
This publication argues that the background of colonial empires has been formed to a substantial volume by means of damaging feelings corresponding to nervousness, worry and embarrassment in addition to through the typical prevalence of panics. The case experiences it assembles learn many 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 appears defenceless colonized. Drawing from examples of the British, Dutch and German colonial adventure, the amount sketches out many of the major parts (such as sickness, local ‘savagery’ or sexual transgression) that generated panics or created anxieties in colonial settings and analyses the most typical different types of sensible, discursive and epistemic thoughts followed by means 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