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Putting the Diaspora in Its Place: From Colonial Transnationalism to Postcolonial Nationalism

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is the first of three chapters explaining the production of the Indian domestic abroad. At the moment of independence in 1947, the postcolonial Indian state very deliberately adopted a ... More


Conclusion: Race, Class, and the Contours of Whiteness in Late British India

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concludes the book by first summarizing the arguments put forward by the preceding chapters, and then by presenting the author’s general view on the book’s subject. It argues that the ... More


Introduction

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the focus of the book, which is the history of the encounter between the aboriginal peoples of North America and Australasia and the common law ... More


Financing Joint-Stock Companies in the Colonial Era

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the origins of global equity markets that in fact have deep historical roots. Stocks were created to finance trade and expansion overseas as part of the European imperial ... More


The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Satoshi Mizutani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The edifice of whiteness in British India remained complex and even contradictory during the period from 1858 to 1930. Under the Raj, the spread of racial ideologies was thoroughly pervasive, but ... More


Conclusion and Discussion

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the developmental legacies of British colonialism and the uneven development among former British colonies. It identifies three state ... More


The Labour Governments, 1945–1951

STEPHEN HOWE

in Anticolonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire 1918-1964

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204237
eISBN:
9780191676178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204237.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Labour came to power in 1945 with a commitment to Indian independence but with cautious and modest proposals for other colonies. This chapter argues ... More


The Burdens of Empire

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the structure and legal status of Britain's colonial empire in the post war period, and that of other European colonial powers. It considers the pressure for ... More


Introduction: British Colonialism and Developmental Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter discusses the contents of this volume, which is about the developmental legacies of British colonialism. It evaluates the long-term impact of British rule on several former ... More


Imperial Flotsam? The British in the Pacific Islands

Bronwen Douglas

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/9780198205661.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter links contemporary British Imperial and colonial texts, produced in and about Oceania, to histories of British activities in the Pacific generally and in Britain’s Pacific Empire, ... More


The Developmental Legacies of British Colonialism: A State-Centered Framework for Analysis

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the possibility of British colonial state legacies through empirical and theoretical discussions. It reviews the rise and fall of the British Empire and compares the two general ... More


A Statistical Analysis of British Colonial Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between the form of British rule and several measures of postcolonial development and analyzes British colonial legacies. It provides an empirical analysis of ... More


Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Stacilee Ford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

American women have lived in Hong Kong, and in neighboring Macao, for nearly two centuries. Many were changed by their encounter with Chinese life and British colonialism. Their openness to new ... More


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


Drowned and Dammed: Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India

Rohan D'Souza

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682175
eISBN:
9780199082094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The volume deals with major debates in India’s environmental history. It critiques existing discourse by discussing colonial flood control strategies in eastern India, especially Orissa Delta. It ... More


Cromer’s Assault on ‘Internationalism’:: British Colonialism and the Greeks of Egypt, 1882–1907

Alexander Kazamias

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the relationship between British colonialism and Egypt’s largest foreign resident community, the Greeks. Drawing on postcolonial theory, the analysis argues that since 1882 ... More


The Allure of the Same: Robert Southey’s Welsh Indians and the Rhetoric of Good Colonialism

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the expanded scope of exposing the colonial crimes of England. It declares a shared British-Spanish American patriotism, and notes the increased fear that Napoleon Bonaparte ... More


Suicidal Millennialism: Xhosa Cattle-Slaying (1856–1857 ce)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the dynamics of apocalyptic expectation among the Xhosa in South Africa. After a series of millennially inspired uprisings against, and crushed by, the British, and the advent ... More


Dante and the Bengali Renaissance

Brenda Deen Schildgen

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the work of three nineteenth-century Indian writers at various stages of the long Bengali Renaissance: Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824–73), Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), and ... More


Conjunctures of Mediations: The Historical Logics of Expatriate Nepal

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the history of a community with no homeland? This chapter discusses precursors to contemporary expatriate life in Nepal, proposing that it is only through a set of contingent historical ... More


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