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Gender and Colonial Space

Sara Mills

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is an analysis of the complex links between social relations—including notions of class, nationality and gender—and spatial relations, landscape, architecture and topography—in ... More


Introduction: Garden cities and colonial planning: transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter presents the ways in which modern urban design has been aligned to power. By assessing the relationship between colonialism and modern planning through the varieties of ... More


C. L. R. James: visions of history, visions of Britain

Stephen Howe

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reconstructs the more fragmentary but important things C. L. R. James did say about Britain, Britishness and their relations to Caribbean histories and identities. The nature of James' ... More


Out of Ceylon: The Exile of the Last King of Kandy

Robert Aldrich

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The deposition and banishment of indigenous rulers who resisted conquest (and sometimes the abolition of the dynasties that they represented) offered a frequently used strategy for the establishment ... More


Introduction

Matthew P. Dziennik

in The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300196726
eISBN:
9780300213508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196726.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents the main theme of the book, the reception of British colonialism in one locality—the Scottish Highlands—as a means of understanding the broader developments of colonialism and ... More


Una Marson: feminism, anti-colonialism and a forgotten fight for freedom

Alison Donnell

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides a reading of Una Marson's intellectual positions as articulated in her journalism and speeches, and explores to what extent she was able to use her travelling between London and ... More


The Nation and Its "New" Women: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1920-1948

Ellen Fleischmann

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237896
eISBN:
9780520937048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237896.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Though they are almost completely absent from the historical record, Palestinian women were extensively involved in the unfolding national struggle in their country during the British mandate period. ... More


The Making of a Modern Burmese Wife: Gendering the Local and Possessive Investments in Masculinity in Ma Ma Lay’s Not Out of Hate

Tamara C. Ho

in Romancing Human Rights: Gender, Intimacy, and Power between Burma and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839253
eISBN:
9780824871659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839253.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the increasing circumscription of minoritized and feminized Burmese subjectivities in the late colonial and early postcolonial period through an analysis of Ma Ma Lay's 1955 ... More


The Cypriot Enosis Movement and EOKA (1945–1959)

Eitan Y. Alimi, Chares Demetriou, and Lorenzo Bosi

in The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199937707
eISBN:
9780190236601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937707.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter analyzes the episode of contention of the Greek nationalist Enosis movement in Cyprus from the mid-1940s through the 1950s. It focuses on how and when groups within the movement gradually ... More


The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Marilyn Booth and Gorman Anthony (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Thirteen chapters on fin-de-siecle Egypt tackle an important but relatively neglected decade in its history, as the editors’ introduction argues through an assessment of previous scholarship. ... More


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