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Introduction

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the process by which spatial relations are considered classed, raced and gendered within the imperial and colonial contexts. It notes that the focus of the study ... More


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


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


Motherhood, morality, and social order: gender and development discourse and practice in late colonial Africa

Barbara Bush

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter charts the evolution of development discourse as a gendered discourse. It examines the links between this gendered discourse and the development of the colonial economy and strategies to ... More


Conclusion: Domestic service at the end of Empire

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The conclusion outlines the changes to domestic service in Darwin and Singapore from the 1890s to the 1930s. The conclusion reflects on the differences between the two sites and the insights which an ... More


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