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Ananda Devi as Transcolonial Translator

Julia Waters

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article investigates the complex network of non-hierarchical, transcolonial connections that underpin the French-language translation of Anglo-Guyanese writer David Dabydeen's The Counting House ... More


The Approach of Mixed Legal Systems: The Case of Mauritius

Etienne Sinatambou

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins with an overview of the manner and extent to which the legal provisions inherited since the beginning of the 19th century provide for liability and recovery of environmental ... More


Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Laura Jeffery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This book compares the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with ... More


Communal Lists, Reserved Seats, and Lower Thresholds

David Lublin

in Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Party Success

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199948826
eISBN:
9780190209339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948826.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores rules that may aid ethnoregional parties such as communal lists, reserved seats, and lower thresholds. It first examines countries that reserve seats—sometimes paired with ... More


Country Profiles

Deepak Lal and H. Myint

in The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294320
eISBN:
9780191596582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294328.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The thinking behind the method of pairing countries used in the book for the purpose of comparative analysis of their economic history is explained. The salient relationships are then outlined ... More


Dis(h)coursing Hunger: In the Throes of Voracious Capitalist Excesses

Njeri Githire

in Cannibal Writes: Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038785
eISBN:
9780252096747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038785.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the use of the trope of hunger in Lindsey Collen's There is a Tide (1990) and Mutiny (2001) to dispel the myth of Mauritius as a model of paradise that permeates historical, ... More


“Each Other’s Keepers”: The Birth of Sex Worker Organizing in Africa

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter traces the history of African sex worker activism in various countries at different stages of organizing, highlighting informal and formal political resistance and the movement’s ... More


Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Slavery and the slavery business have cast a long shadow over British history. In 1833, abolition was heralded as evidence of Britain's claim to be themodern global power, its commitment to ... More


English Liberties

Sue Peabody

in Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

After a year, Lory ordered Furcy removed from the Isle Bourbon prison and sent him to his sister-in-law’s plantation in British Mauritius. Joseph Lory helped to finance the illegal Indian Ocean slave ... More


Exile into Bondage? Non‐White Migrants and Settlers

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Much of the functioning of the imperial economy depended on the movement of ‘non‐white’ migrants, especially indentured labourers. Some were recruited in the Pacific islands for work in Queensland, ... More


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