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History Sisters: Femi Osofisan's Tegonni: An African Antigone

Barbara Goff and Michael Simpson

in Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and Dramas of the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199217182
eISBN:
9780191712388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217182.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Femi Osofisan's Tegonni: an African Antigone moves beyond a concern with the political and cultural effects of colonialism. Instead, the play deconstructs colonial and other types of authority, ... More


Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Camilla Fojas, Rudy P. Guevarra, and Nitasha Tamar Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the perspective of the U.S. continent, Hawai‘i is a land of aloha that enjoys all manner of peace and harmony, particularly among the races and for peoples of mixed heritage. It is a tourist ... More


Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Ylce Irizarry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book moves beyond literature that prioritizes assimilation to examine how contemporary fiction depicts being Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, or Puerto Rican within Chicana/o and Latina/o America. The ... More


Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pacific has long been a space of conquest, exploration, fantasy, and resistance. Pacific Islanders had established civilizations and cultures of travel well before European explorers arrived, ... More


Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Hoshang Merchant

Akshaya K. Rath (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Never a shrinking violet, Hoshang Merchant came out of the closet early in his youth. A bard, a teacher, and a lover who has lived many lives, he is the quintessential gay who once cross-dressed, and ... More


V. Y. Mudimbe: Undisciplined Africanism

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318948
eISBN:
9781781381083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318948.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is the first English-language monograph dedicated to the work of Valentin Yves Mudimbe (1941-). This study charts the intellectual history of the seminal Congolese philosopher, ... More


The Beautiful Fantasy: Imaginary Representations of Football in West African Cinema

Vlad Dima

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter first intends to explain the socio-political importance of football in West Africa (and its connections with Europe) as made evident by filmic representations. Second, it aims to ... More


Killing Them Safely: Extreme Asymmetry and Its Discontents

Uwe Steinhoff

in Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This essay argues that there is no special ethical problem with the use of automated weapons systems, or “killer robots,” in war. However, it also argues that there is a general problem with ... More


Toward Universal Emancipation

Yoav Di-Capua

in No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226499741
eISBN:
9780226499888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499888.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Inspired by Che Guevara, who visited the region twice, and taking their cues from Sartre’s position on Algeria, Vietnam, Cuba, and Congo, Arab intellectuals jointly translated Sartre’s writing on ... More


Introduction: Transpacific Studies: Critical Perspectives on an Emerging Field

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janet Hoskins

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

We think of Transpacific Studies as a new research paradigm, a dynamic model that goes beyond conventional American, Asian and Asian American studies models. In examining the phenomenon of ... More


Colonial Methods

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter reconstructs the history of Samuel Miller Jarvis, a Midwestern banker who, over the course of almost half a century, created a number of financial institutions that both provided the ... More


Financial Occupations

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the attempts of the National City Bank of New York to take over the banking and financial affairs of the Republic of Haiti. The chapter argues that the bank’s ventures into ... More


Odious Debt

Peter James Hudson

in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Chase National Bank of New York arrived late to imperial banking but quickly developed a strategy for foreign expansion that was aggressive and reckless. As this chapter describes, this strategy ... More


Prophesying Neocolonial Wars in 1950s American Science Fiction

Rob Latham

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores 1950s American science fiction written in response to US neocolonialism. It considers two short stories: William Tenn' ‘The Liberation of Earth’ and Robert Sheckley' ‘Citizen in ... More


Guam A Neocolonial Anachronism

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter looks into Guam’s political situation and argues that the country is a special case of colonialism that will go on for years in a postcolonial world unless Washington and the ... More


Racism, (neo-)colonialism and social justice: the struggle for the soul of the Romani movement in post-socialist Europe

Nidhi Trehan and Angéla Kóczé

in Racism Postcolonialism Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312199
eISBN:
9781846315626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312199.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the impact of institutionalised racism in Romania and elsewhere in eastern Europe, with an emphasis on the so-called ‘Gypsy problem’ whereby Romani peoples continue to be ... More


Sham Federacy: China’s Autonomous Regions, France’s Indochinese Free States, South Africa’s Bantustans, and America’s Indian Territories

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 6 introduces a newly apparent and globally widespread form of neo-colonialism referred to here as sham federacy. It discusses the forms they can take, the problems they engender, and the ... More


After Pax Britannica: Oman, 1968–1975

Rory Cormac

in Confronting the Colonies: British Intelligence and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354436
eISBN:
9780199388257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354436.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes how Britain’s formal empire had been consigned to the shelves of history by the time Aden attained independence as part of the new South Yemen. That did not mean, however, that ... More


A Culture of Solidarity

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the politics of difference and solidarity among Latin American and Black Power radicals that challenged the exclusion of marginalized groups from the universal. Dependency ... More


Beyond Colonialism: Tropical Environments and the Legacies of Empire

Corey Ross

in Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores how the unprecedented transformation of tropical environments after decolonization was shaped by relationships and ideas that were fashioned, encouraged, or reinforced by the ... More


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