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A Very Philosophical War: The Global New Deal and Its Critics

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is divided into three main sections. Firstly, it embraces emergence of a vast American determination to reform the world so as to eliminate the roots of Europe's ability to b ring war ... More


Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Robert Peckham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Empires of Panic is the first book to explore how panics have been historically produced, defined, and managed across different colonial, imperial, and post-imperial settings—from early ... More


Empire and the Place of Panic

Alan Lester

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Alan Lester opens the book with an overview of different species of panic produced in different colonial settings of the British Empire. In particular, his interest in “Empire and the Place of Panic” ... More


Slow Burn in China: Factories, Fear, and Fire in Canton

John M. Carroll

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 2 John Carroll argues that considering instances of near panic, missed panic, or panic manqué, may illuminate the conditions needed to produce panic. Carroll is concerned with Western ... More


Epidemic Opportunities: Panic, Quarantines, and the 1851 International Sanitary Conference

João Rangel de Almeida

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 3, João Rangel de Almeida explore the political exploitation of infectious disease “shocks.” More specifically, his focus is on the opportunities furnished by cholera epidemics and the ... More


Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia

James Beattie

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 4, “Health Panics, Migration, and Ecological Exchange in the Aftermath of the 1857 Uprising: India, New Zealand, and Australia,” James Beattie considers the ways in which two panics ... More


Disease, Rumor, and Panic in India’s Plague and Influenza Epidemics, 1896–1919

David Arnold

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The severity of a crisis and the magnitude of the panicked reactions it triggers are not always commensurate. This is an insight developed by Arnold in Chapter 5. While the epidemic of bubonic plague ... More


Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World

Robert Peckham

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In Chapter 6, “Panic Encabled: Epidemics and the Telegraphic World,” Robert Peckham considers how telegraphy shaped responses to and influenced the management of epidemics in the 1890s, a period that ... More


Don’t Panic! The “Excited and Terrified” Public Mind from Yellow Fever to Bioterrorism

Amy L. Fairchild and David Merritt Johns

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Fairchild and Johns undertake a theoretical and empirical consideration of mass infectious disease panics in the United States. They argue that contemporary concerns about panic rehearse earlier ... More


Mediating Panic: The Iconography of “New” Infectious Threats, 1936–2009

Nicholas B. King

in Empires of Panic: Epidemics and Colonial Anxieties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208449
eISBN:
9789888313563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208449.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 8 examines the iconography of infectious threats from the mid-1930s to the H1N1 pandemic of 2009. Outbreaks of novel infectious diseases, Nicholas King argues, are highly visceral, despite ... More


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