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Madagascar

Bernhard Thibaut

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Madagascar follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical ... More


 African Jews in Eastern and Southern Africa

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys various groups in eastern and southern Africa that self-proclaimed a Jewish identity. These include the Abayudaya of Uganda; the Lemba of South Africa and Zimbabwe; Zionist and ... More


The Pedagogy of Protection: Female Education in Madagascar, 1867–1901

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the campaign for female education in Anglican missions in Madagascar through the women's wing of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, and particularly through the ... More


Christianizing Womanhood in Madagascar, 1901–1923

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the next generation of Anglican women's mission work in Madagascar through the growth of the Mothers' Union, particularly under the leadership of Gertrude King. The MU ... More


The Island of Mauritius

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

On the 7th of Shoual, the author arrived at the Mauritius and paid a visit to a person called a Sarang, or an officer of Lascars, and to seven Musselmans who had come (together) to pray at the feast. ... More


In the shadow of the megafauna: prehistoric mammal and bird extinctions across the Holocene

Samuel T. Turvey

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Huge numbers of prehistoric vertebrate extinctions and large-scale range contractions have been documented throughout the Holocene. Evidence for direct human involvement in these extinctions and ... More


The Admiralty of the Indian Ocean

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes Operation ‘Ironclad’. It describes the plans to capture Diego Suarez from Vichy France operations, the Japanese midget submarines, and the Japanese ... More


Are Neighbours Equal? Estimating Local Inequality in Three Developing Countries

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on a statistical procedure that combines household survey data with population census data, this chapter presents estimates of inequality for three developing countries at a level of ... More


When French Protestants Replaced British Missionaries in the Pacific and Indian Oceans; Or, How to Avoid the Colonial Trap

Jean-François Zorn

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores three cases—Tahiti, the Loyalty Islands, and Madagascar—in order to illustrate how Protestants from the Société des Missions Évangéliques de Paris (or Paris Mission) negotiated ... More


An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

J. P. Daughton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1880 and 1914, tens of thousands of men and women left France for distant religious missions, driven by the desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ, combat Satan, and convert the world's ... More


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