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The Construction of an Anglican Imperialism: British North America in the Eighteenth Century

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A public theological discourse of how the English-British empire was to be understood was framed by the Anglican Society for Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in its original missionary ... More


Archaic Images, Utopian Dreams: Forms of Nineteenth‐Century Historical Consciousness

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

At the end of the 19th century, the historical consciousness of people living in the metropolis and that of those at the colonial periphery were strangely intertwined. Although colonial discourse ... More


Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Eric Klingelhofer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines life in the leading province of Elizabeth I's nascent empire. It shows how an Ireland of colonising English farmers and displaced Irish ‘savages’ were ruled by an imported ... More


Introduction

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter introduces the reader to the unusual social situations that were created when shiploads of Indian workers were taken to these distant lands. Not only did the workers learn to share the ... More


Conclusion

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter tries to explain why the Indian workers were so successful in building what they call a “new homeland” for themselves. One important factor was the weak and temporary nature of the ... More


Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Matthew Lange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Traditionally, social scientists have assumed that past imperialism hinders the future development prospects of colonized nations. Challenging this widespread belief, this book argues that countries ... More


Difference, Differently

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/9780195094053.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter begins with the exploration of components of the “colonizing structure” of European imperialism project so as to discern the justifications behind the revolutionizing of non-European ... 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


The Imperialist Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the imperial argument for the claim that human rights are Western. One version of the argument is that the colonized had no concept of human rights as such. Thus, the very ... More


Life, Death, and Everything in Between

Grace Kyungwon Hong

in Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816695263
eISBN:
9781452952352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695263.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The brief epilogue of the book returns to the questions that instigated this study in the first place, questions about the ethics of raising the dead, of inhabiting a temporality of progression and ... More


‘Trained to Tell the Truth’: Missionaries, Converts, and Narration

Gareth Griffiths

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the life stories and biographies of the colonized people and Christian missionary converts produced from 1870s to the 1920s in East and Central Africa. The close analyses of the ... More


Architecture in the British Empire

Thomas R. Metcalf

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0037
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Any assessment of architecture within the British Empire must take into account both the historic monuments of the colonized territories and colonial architecture. The notion of decline at once made ... More


Introduction: Why Gender and Empire?

Philippa Levine

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the British Empire and gender. The British Empire always seems a very masculine enterprise, a series of far-flung sites, dominated by white men dressed stiffly in ... More


How Not to Speak of Algeria

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Algeria and writing about Algeria. It first highlights the difficulties Cixous experienced when confronted with the word nation, and reveals her Algerian roots. It then looks ... More


Conclusion

Nancy Shoemaker

in Native American Whalemen and the World: Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622576
eISBN:
9781469623351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622576.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter synthesizes the historiography of Native American whaling from the previous chapters, citing the ways in which the native subject is able to rise above their position aboard a ... More


‘Ai Pōhaku

Kapulani Landgraf

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter is a series of photographic essays, which document destroyed heiau (places of worship) on O‘ahu. Visually, these photographs foreground the places we see every day—Waikīkī resorts, ... More


Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Frederick Cooper and Ann Laura Stoler (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Starting with the premise that Europe was made by its imperial projects as much as colonial encounters were shaped by events and conflicts in Europe, this book investigates metropolitan–colonial ... More


Empires of the Visual: Photography and Colonial Administration in Africa

Paul S. Landau

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of photography in colonial administration in Africa. It explains that image was the medium for colonialism's representational encounter with Africans. It argues that ... More


British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Simon Lewis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

African identities have been written and rewritten about in both British and African literature for decades. These revisions have opened up new formulations of what it really means to be British or ... More


Youth and the Colonized Mind

Lesley A. Sharp

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the political consciousness of youth. It analyzes the relevant ideological concepts of nation, sacrifice, and homeland, and notes that the colonial encounter is deeply troubled ... More


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