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Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Owen White

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recreates the lives of the children born of relationships between French men and African women from the time France colonized much of West Africa towards the end of the 19th century, until ... More


Introduction to Part III

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book began with two urban mysteries. One, the explosive growth of settler cities like Chicago and Melbourne. The other was the growth of London and New York into mega-cities before the modern ... More


Halls of Justice

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at climax of the 1960s apartheid debate. It focuses on the stakes of a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that pitted the African Group against Pretoria. Beneath the ... More


The Status Quo

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the consequences of the 1966 ICJ ruling. It begins by outlining the impact of the decision within the African nationalist community. Backed into a corner by impatient liberation ... More


Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

James Belich

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why does so much of the world speak English? This book gives a new answer to that question, uncovering a ‘Settler Revolution’ that took place from the early 19th century that led to the explosive ... More


Boom and Bust in the Old West, 1815–60

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The explosive growth of the American West, from about 1 million people in 1815 to over 15 million in 1860, stunned observers from the day it began. This book argues that it can best be understood as ... More


British Wests to 1850

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the British West as in the American West, the bust was blamed on collective sin, short-sighted governments, local bankers, oldland bankers, falling prices, corrupt individuals, or malign fate. ... More


The Rise and Rise of Greater America

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1815, while Washington D.C. still smoldered from its attack, Britain suddenly disgorged unprecedented quantities of money, migrants, and manufactured goods into the United States. The Northeast's ... More


Colonial Politics and Constitutional Reform

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the prevailing politics in the West Indies including the constitutional reforms that were sought and attempted during British rule. At mid-century, the two dominant themes of ... More


The British West Indies

B. W. Higman

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the third phase in the historiography of the British West Indies by Waddell. Waddell contended that this phase began in the early 1950s and, when he wrote, was ‘as yet in its ... More


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