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Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Mary Chamberlain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the processes of nation building in the British West Indies. It argues that nation building was a complex and messy affair, involving women and men in a range of social and ... More


West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Bill Schwarz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Caribbean migration to Britain brought many new things—new music, new foods, new styles. It brought new ways of thinking too. This book explores the intellectual ideas that the West Indians brought ... More


Germany and the Use of Force: The Evolution of German Security Policy 1990-2003

Kerry Longhurst

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067082
eISBN:
9781781700570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Mobilising the concept of strategic culture, this study develops a framework for understanding developments in German security policy between 1990 and 2003. Germany's contemporary security policies ... More


The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure?

Elisabeth Carter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070488
eISBN:
9781781701966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, ... More


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... More


American young women at war

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Young and inexperienced volunteer nurses, such as Shirley Millard discovered the complexities of war-nursing during their service in France. Millard wrote an honest account of her feelings of ... More


Elder Dempster and the transport of lunatics in British West Africa

Matthew M. Heaton

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role that Elder Dempster played in transporting so-called ‘lunatics’ between the United Kingdom and British West African colonies in the first half of the twentieth century. ... More


‘This is London calling the West Indies’: the BBC’s Caribbean Voices

Glyne Griffith

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/9780719064746.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The story of Caribbean Voices shows that conservative colonial attitudes could be as prevalent at the periphery as at the imperial centre, and conversely, that hostility toward the myopic authority ... More


Repatriation from the West Indies

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the repatriation of the Scots from the West Indies. It reviews the ways in which the returnees spent their Caribbean fortunes and suggests that returnees from the Caribbean ... More


‘A powerful agent in their recovery’: Work as treatment in British West Indian lunatic asylums, 1860–1910

Leonard Smith

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the 1840s, the organised employment of patients was regarded as an essential aspect of progressive treatment regimes in British public lunatic asylums, forming a key aspect of the ‘moral ... More


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