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Introduction (1971)

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the original introduction to the book, the authors define free jazz as a revolutionary mix of politics and music intolerable for mainstream, bourgeois listeners and critics. It approaches jazz the ... More


Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Hala Halim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Interrogating how Alexandria became enshrined as the exemplary cosmopolitan space in the Middle East, this book mounts a radical critique of Eurocentric conceptions of cosmopolitanism. The dominant ... More


Introduction

John M. MacKenzie and Bryan S. Glass

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction surveys the extraordinary changes that took place in the relationship between Scotland and the British Empire in the twentieth century. It deals with notions of ambivalence, as well ... More


Unmistakably European: Ireland and the decolonisation of Africa

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the key role played by decolonisation, the ends of empire, and the emergence of independent Africa in shaping Ireland's post-war identity. Missionary links fostered an interest ... More


Evolution and the Eastern Question

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Following Al-Muqtataf’s move to Cairo after the British occupation in 1882-83, this chapter examines how the journal focused increasingly on discussions of social evolutionary thought and on ... More


Anti-Slavery in the Era of World Wars

James Heartfield

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the First and Second World Wars the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society was found again to be defending the use of forced labor. Forced labor, in porterage and in raising crops, was extensive ... More


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