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Populist Collaborators: The Ilchinhoe and the Japanese Colonization of Korea, 1896-1910

Yumi Moon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450419
eISBN:
9780801467950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450419.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

An empire invites local collaborators in the making and sustenance of its colonies. Between 1896 and 1910, Japan's project to colonize Korea was deeply intertwined with the movements of reform-minded ... More


Settling Algeria: Labor, Emigration, and Citizenship

Jennifer E. Sessions

in By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the efforts to regulate emigration to Algeria. Almost immediately after Algiers's capitulation in 1830, French officials, especially in large towns, began to dream of sending ... More


Securitization and Institutional Development

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the political and historical origins of formal property rights institutions by focusing on the case of Thailand. It examines the role of “security threats” as a cause of ... More


Weapon of a Weak State

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how security concerns counteracted the developmental impulse in Thailand. Property rights institutions were securitized by Siamese state officials in response to the military ... More


Old Solutions, New Challenges

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book has explored the interplay between securitization and the contexts in which it operates, along with their consequences for the trajectory of institutional development in Thailand. The Thai ... More


Empire, the Environment, and the Growth of Georgic

Ken Hiltner

in What Else Is Pastoral?: Renaissance Literature and the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449406
eISBN:
9780801460760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449406.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the emergence of georgic approaches, ethics, and discourse. It argues that the pastoral mode was not generally all that useful a tool for the colonial project. After all, ... More


Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” and Its Afterlives

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This epilogue examines the many “afterlives” of “The White Man's Burden.” There have been literally hundreds of reactions to Kipling's notorious white supremacist poem, which he sent to Theodore ... More


Prologue

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter foregrounds the colonial factor embedded in language, and how it can impose a situation on other people, set verbal traps, and ease people into customary jargon. In what ... More


Formations and Reformations of Anthropology

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explains that anthropology, at least during the first part of its disciplinary history, spoke the colonial language all too often. For Marcel Mauss, Michel Leiris, and Claude ... More


Civilization and Empire: Francisco de Vitoria and Hugo Grotius

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter primarily focuses on the discourses of civilization, as the history of the term contains profound implications for the principle of distinction. The definition of civilian as a ... More


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