Includes bibliographical references (pages -201) and index.
I. Colonialism. 1. Colonial Wars: An Introduction. 2. Colonial Wars and Armed Peace, 1871-1914: A Reconnaissance. 3. Knowledge Is Power: Some Remarks on Colonialism and Science. 4. The Netherlands as a Colonial Model -- II. Imperialism. 5. The Debate on French Imperialism, 1960-1975. 6. The Giant That Was a Dwarf or: The Strange Case of Dutch Imperialism. 7. The Berlin Conference of 1884-1885: Myths and Realities. 8. The Netherlands and the Partition of Africa -- III. Decolonization and After. 9. Toward a History of Decolonization. 10. Post-Imperial Holland. 11. Overseas History, 1945-1995. 12. Overseas History in the Netherlands after the Second World War.