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A “Century of Humiliation”

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's century-long national humiliation. It describes Xia Ziyi's 1996 painting The Awakened Lion with calligraphy which states that “the sleeping lion has awoken, erasing ... More


A “Ticklish” Position: Revolution, Loyalty, and Crisis, 1959–1964

Jana K. Lipman

in Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Victor Davis' GTMO profession began just after World War II, survived the Cuban revolution, and continued until his retirement in 2005. Victor was born in Banes, where his Jamaican parents worked in ... More


“A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Nonwhite Races”: Vasconcelos, Mestizaje’s Travels, and US Latino Politics

Juliet Hooker

in Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter traces the development of José Vasconcelos’s enormously influential conception of Latin American mestizaje as an anti-colonial ideology developed in response to US imperialism. It shows ... More


‘A most astonishing opening, furnished by the providence of God’: Imperialism and the Missionary Conscience

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0031
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the expansion of the British Empire in the second half of the nineteenth century and the growth of Nonconformist missions. Evangelical Nonconformists considered it their prime ... More


Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

P.G. McHugh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This book describes the encounter between the common law legal system and the tribal peoples of North America and Australasia. It is a history of the role of anglophone law in managing relations ... More


Aboriginal Sovereignty and Status in the ‘Empire(s) of Uniformity’

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

Through the 17th and most of the 18th centuries, the formal pattern of British relations with non-Christian societies carried strong residual traces of a medieval and personalized approach to the ... More


Aborted States of Development?: Haiti's Historical Revenants, Post-Duvalier's Daughters

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A woman named Dédée Bazile, more popularly known as Défilée-la-Folle, became a revolutionary figure, and she is the focal point of this chapter. The first section of the chapter gives a historical ... More


The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Bernard Porter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British empire was a huge enterprise. To foreigners, it more or less defined Britain in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Its repercussions in the wider world are still with us today. It also ... More


The Accidental Doctor: Physics and Metaphysics in Robinson Crusoe

Christopher R. Miller

in Surprise: The Poetics of the Unexpected from Milton to Austen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453694
eISBN:
9780801455780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453694.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the poetics of surprise in Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. It considers surprise in relation to bourgeois individualism and the rise of industrial capitalism, Puritan traditions ... More


Across divides

Beverley Hooper

in Foreigners under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208746
eISBN:
9789888313754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208746.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

National and political identities sometimes cut across group identity, just as they divided some individual communities. This can be seen most clearly by looking at relations between the ... More


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