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Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Heather Bell

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Much recent work on the history of colonial medicine argues that medicine was the handmaiden of colonial power and of capitalism. Highlighting the tenuousness of colonial power, this book challenges ... 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


Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Wing Sang Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides an alternative lens for looking into Hong Kong's history by breaking away from the usual colonial and nationalist interpretations. Drawing on both English and Chinese sources, the ... More


Conclusion: Re-theorizing Colonial Power

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section argues that to reject historicism, the binary schema in colonial study as well as the associated location reductionism in colonial and post-colonial analysis involves a dual task: (a) ... More


The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

John Kent

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book offers a scholarly study of British and French policy in their West African colonies during World War II and its aftermath. It shows how the broader requirements of the Anglo-French ... More


Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Philip Murphy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book explores the relationship between Conservative Party politics and British colonial policy in tropical Africa during the unbroken period of Conservative government from 1951 to 1964. Based ... More


Cultural Coloniality: The English Language and Schooling

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter follows the lead of Pennycook's study concerning the relationships between the English language and colonialism. It notes that Pennycook warns that to characterize colonialism according ... More


Conflict of Sovereignty: The Judiciary, the Executive, and the Emergence of the Indian Legislative Council as a Court of Law

Mithi Mukherjee

in India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the nature of the conflict between the colonial government and the Supreme Court in India that culminated in the founding of the first Legislative Council of India in 1853. The ... More


The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Theodore JunYoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study examines how the concept of “Korean woman” underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. The book shows that as women moved out ... More


Introduction

Eli M. Noam

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Despite the significant position of Africa when it comes to the world's land mass and population, the continent has exhibited relatively slower and trivial levels of development in terms of ... More


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