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Maclean K, 2020, British India, White Australia Overseas Indians, Intercolonial Relations and the Empire, 1901-1947

Maclean K; Elam JD, 2015, Revolutionary Lives in South Asia: Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action, Maclean KK; Elam JD, (ed.), Routledge, London,

Maclean K, 2015, A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text, Hurst & Co; Oxford University Press, London/New York,

Maclean K, 2008, Pilgrimage and Power: the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954, Oxford University Press, New York

Book Chapters

Maclean K; Zachariah B, 2020, 'Violence, Non-Violence, the State and the Nation: India, 1858–1958', in The Cambridge World History of Violence, Cambridge University Press, pp. 68 - 87,

Maclean K, 2018, 'Naming Charlie: Inscribing British Indian Identities in White Australia, 1901-1940', in Bandyopadhyay S; Buckingham J (ed.), Indian and the Antipodes Networks, Boundaries and Circulation, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp. 94 - 128

Maclean K, 2017, 'On the Art of Panicking Quietly: British Expatriate Responses to “Terrorist Outrages” in India, 1912-33'', in Fischer-Tine H (ed.), Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings Empires on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, edn. Cambridge Imperial and Postcolonial Studies Series, Springer, pp. 135 - 166,

Maclean K, 2016, 'The Art of Panicking Quietly: British Expatriate Responses to ‘Terrorist Outrages’ in India, 1912–33', in FischerTine H (ed.), Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies, pp. 135 - 167,

Maclean K, 2013, 'Situating the Role of Religion in the Rebellion: The Case of the Prayagwals in the Allahabad Uprising', in Bates C (ed.), Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857, edn. 1st, Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 149 - 168,

Maclean K, 2012, 'India in Australia: A recent history of a very long engagement', in Hosking R; Sarwal A (ed.), Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions, edn. 1st, Monash Asia Publishing, Clayton, Victoria, pp. 20 - 35

Maclean K, 2008, 'Hybrid Nationalist or Hindu Nationalist? The Life of Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861-1946)', in Tall Tales and True: India, historiography and British Imperial Imaginings, edn. Original, Monash Asia Institute, Clayton, pp. 107 - 124

Maclean K, 2007, 'On the Modern Kumbh Mela', in Mehrota AK (ed.), The Last Bungalow: writings on Allahabad, edn. Original, Penguin Books, New Dehli, pp. 285 - 306

Edited Books

Maclean K; Moffat C; Elam JD, (eds.), 2017, Writing Revolution in South Asia History, Practice, Politics, Routledge, London,

Journal articles

Maclean K, 2020, 'Returning insurgency to the archive: The dissemination of the ‘Philosophy of the Bomb’', History Workshop Journal, 89, pp. 154 - 168,

Maclean K, 2019, 'Comrade Ryan, International Trade Unionism and White Australia: Global Communism, Trade Unionism and Empire in Interwar India', Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 47, pp. 1125 - 1152,

Amstutz A; Elam D; Choudhury R; Banerjee M; De R; Silvestri M; Maclean K; Ghosh D, 2019, 'New histories of political violence and revolutionary terrorism in modern South Asia', South Asian History and Culture, 10, pp. 340 - 360,

Maclean K, 2018, '‘A Colonial in the Colonies: Casey, Gandhi, and the Endgame of Empire’,', Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 19,

Maclean K, 2018, 'Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947', The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 49, pp. 186 - 188,

Maclean K, 2017, 'The Fundamental Rights Resolution Nationalism, Internationalism, and Cosmopolitanism in an Interwar Moment', Comparative studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 37, pp. 213 - 219,

Maclean K, 2016, 'Revolution and Revelation, or, When is History Too Soon?', South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies, 39, pp. 678 - 694,

Maclean K, 2015, 'Examinations, access, and inequity within the empire: Britain, Australia and India, 1890–1910', Postcolonial Studies, 18, pp. 115 - 132,

Maclean K, 2014, 'Imagining the Indian nationalist movement: Revolutionary metaphors in imagery of the freedom struggle', Journal of Material Culture, 19, pp. 7 - 34,

Maclean K; Daniel Elam J, 2013, 'Reading revolutionaries: Texts, acts, and afterlives of political action in late colonial South Asia: Who is a revolutionary?', Postcolonial Studies, 16, pp. 113 - 123,

Maclean K, 2013, 'What Durga Bhabhi Did Next: or, Was there a Gendered Agenda in Revolutionary Circles?', South Asian History and Culture, 4, pp. 1 - 20,

Maclean K, 2012, 'Australia India Relations and the Economy of Ideas', East Asia Forum Quarterly, 4, pp. 20 - 22

Maclean K, 2012, 'The History of a Legend: Accounting for Popular Histories of Revolutionary Nationalism', Modern Asian Studies, 46, pp. 1540 - 1571,

Maclean K, 2011, 'The Portrait's Journey: The Image, Social Communication and Martyr Making in Colonial India', Journal of Asian Studies, 70, pp. 1 - 32,

Maclean K, 2009, 'Seeing, Being Seen, and Not Being Seen: Pilgrimage, Tourism and Layers of Looking at the Kumbh Mela', Cross Currents, 59, pp. 319 - 341

Maclean K, 2003, '‘Making the Colonial State Work for You: the Modern Beginnings of the Ancient Kumbh Mela’', Journal of Asian Studies, 62, pp. 873 - 906

Maclean K, 2001, 'Conflicting Spaces: The Fort of Allahabad and the Kumbh Mela, 1801-1860’', South Asia - Journal of South Asian Studies, 24, pp. 135 - 159

Maclean K, 2001, 'Conflicting spaces: The KumbhMelaand the fort of Allahabad', South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 24, pp. 135 - 159,

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