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“Le Bébé En Brousse”: European Women, African Birth Spacing, and Colonial Intervention in Breast Feeding in the Belgian Congo

Nancy Rose Hunt

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines colonial intervention in breastfeeding and milk distribution in the Belgian Congo. It shows that these colonial initiatives were linked to a discourse which viewed African birth ... More


Re-Membering Congo

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko

in Necessary Noise: Music, Film, and Charitable Imperialism in the East of Congo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190499570
eISBN:
9780190499617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499570.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter posits that the east of Congo is the site of two simultaneous and equally destructive conflicts, one over mineral resources and one over history. The first is quantifiable in death ... More


Tour du Monde

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0025
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the summer and fall of 1958, Philippa had lots of engagements, but most of her time was spent preparing for her first around-the-world tour. She had performed on four continents, but she had ... More


To the Congo and into the Navy

Howard Pollack

in The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Latouche interrupted his Broadway career in order to go to the Belgian Congo (1942-43) to help research and write a documentary with filmmaker André Cauvin for the Belgian government in exile, Congo ... More


The Performance of Belgian Enterprises in the Twentieth Century

Frans Buelens, Ludo Cuyvers, Marc Deloof, and Helma De Smedt

in The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198749776
eISBN:
9780191814068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749776.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Belgian capitalism during the twentieth century was characterized by important changes in composition and ownership. Belgian capitalists around 1900 were dominating the home country and were heavily ... More


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