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Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Priya Satia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a cultural history of British intelligence–gathering in the Middle East in the era of World War One and its consequences in British literary and political culture and military and ... More


Air Control

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the surveillance technology the British devised, initially in Iraq, as a result of their conspiracy obsessions. The panoptical ambitions of “air control” followed from wartime ... More


The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Lesley Sharp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many ... More


The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More


Decolonizing Chicano Studies in the Shadows of the University’s “Heteropatriracial” Order: Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo

Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the ways the imperial university’s “heteropatriracial” ordering engenders heteropatriarchal Chicano studies that “exile” Chicana feminist and queer subjectivities by attacking, ... More


The Hottentot Elections: Colonial Politics, Socialist Politics

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the Hottentot elections had made German colonial policy into an important political issue for workers. Colonialism might have made headlines, filled newspaper columns and ... More


On the Partiality of Total War

Paul K. Saint-Amour

in Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190200947
eISBN:
9780190200978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200947.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 1 uncovers the first uses of the expression “la guerre totale” in 1916 and tracks the concept forward through interwar air power theory to present-day military historiography. Showing ... More


Containing and Mobilizing Colonial Violence

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/9780824835095.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the violence of the colonial repressions, particularly the assumption underpinning these containment measures: the threat to order was not just Kanak “rebel” violence but the ... More


Of Speaking Natives and Hybrid Philosophers: Lahontan, Diderot, and the French Enlightenment Critique of Colonialism

Doris L. Garraway

in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the debate that postcolonial theory has generated about what it calls ‘colonial discourse’. There has emerged in the field of postcolonial studies a significant degree of ... More


Haunting

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter argues that the colonial archive, which made the Historical Court possible, is also haunted by colonial violence that the court could not address. The legal framing of Leschi's story ... More


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