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The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Brett L. Shadle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Kenya’s white settlers have long captivated observers. They are alternately celebrated and condemned, painted as romantic pioneers or hedonistic bed-hoppers or crude racists. If we wish to better ... More


Empire and Violence, 1900–1939

Jock Mcculloch

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses violence during the Age of Empire. It describes the history of violence and examines the relationship between the use of violence and power.


Township Troubles: Urban Sexuality in Gwelo District, 1916–1920

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses problems of morality and sexual behaviour in the Gwelo District. The absence of lineage control in the towns left few sanctions against sexual violence. The whiff of ... More


Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected from academic debate in the fields of mass violence and Genocide Studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims ... More


Introduction: the tales destruction tells1

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The introduction will detail how the different disciplines (history - anthropology - sociology - law) approach the question of dead bodies during the killing processes. Corpses can be systematically ... More


A specialist: the daily work of Erich Muhsfeldt, chief of the crematorium at Majdanek concentration and extermination camp, 1942–441

Mailänder Elissa

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Any study of the routine activities of the SS in an extermination camp must consist above all of an analysis of the whole process of day-to-day extermination and its implementation by human beings. ... More


When death is not the end: towards a typology of the treatment of corpses of ‘disappeared detainees’1 in Argentina from 1975 to 19832

Ranalletti Mario

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter links the moral training received by soldiers and security forces in Argentina to the treatment applied to the bodies and corpses of prisoners during clandestine state terrorism ... More


State violence and death politics in post-revolutionary Iran1

Makaremi Chowra

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In post-revolutionary Iran, the most important factor in the construction of the state apparatus has been a war waged against twin enemies: the war of "sacred defence" against Iraq (1980-1988), and ... More


War crimes (III): non-international armed conflicts

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a background to non-international armed conflicts and a brief discussion of the threshold for the application of Article 8(2)(c) and (e). It then covers the origins and ... More


Introduction: The souls of white folk

Brett L. Shadle

in The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

I lay out the basic argument and the theoretical bases of the book. In order to appreciate the nature of settler colonialism in Kenya – and its impact on the state and on Africans – I argue that we ... More


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