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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


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


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


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


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


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


Afterword

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The European built form in Asia represents the presence of the colonial powers, and their social, legal, military, and economic privilege. It also symobolizes the developments and changes that the ... More


Introduction

Victor Zatsepine and Laura Victoir

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Three main themes are explored in this collection: the interaction between colonial powers, the adaptations and accommodations made between different sides in the process of colonization, and the ... More


Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Colonial powers in China and northern Vietnam employed the built environment for many purposes: as an expression of imperial aspirations, a manifestation of supremacy, a mission to civilize, a ... 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


Gendering imperialism: Anne McClintock and H. Rider Haggard

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

TThis chapter emphasizes gendering imperialism by referring to the work of Anne McClintock and H. Rider Haggard, focusing on McClintock's celebrated Imperial Leather discussion of Haggard's popular ... 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


The Shoe and the Shikho

Alicia Turner

in Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on a series of conflicts between Burmese and Europeans over demonstrations of respect that encoded broader issues of subordination and the politics of colonial difference, with ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Muckle

in Specters of Violence in a Colonial Context: New Caledonia, 1917

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835095
eISBN:
9780824869625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835095.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter reiterates that the circumstances in which the war broke out at Tiamou in April 1917 provided an opportunity to examine the place of fear, rumor, and violence in attempts to ... More


LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka: The Motion of History

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Inspired the repressive act of the colonial powers, LeRoi Jones (or known by his Muslim name, Amiri Baraka) capitalizes on his educational background and profession to come up with publications ... More


Entrepreneurs, Laborers, and Smugglers: Yemenis in the Economy of States/Empires

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on how opportunities for Yemenis have been shaped within the space created by state/empire. Here, the discussion centers around Yemeni interaction with state/space in the fields ... More


The madwoman in the attic of Labuwangi: Couperus and colonial Gothic

Rosemarie Buikema

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In chapter 3, Rosemarie Buikema analyzes the Dutch colonial novel De stille kracht (The Hidden Force) (1900), by Louis Couperus. It evaluates the plethora of Gothic machinations in the novel not only ... More


Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Isar P. Godreau

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The geopolitical influence of the United States informs the processes of racialization in Puerto Rico, including the construction of black places. This book explores how Puerto Rican national ... More


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