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The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


Great Britain and the Partition of Africa, 1870–1914

Colin Newbury

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Africa's resources, of course, had been partitioned for millennia by dispersal, incorporation, and conquest among regional societies; and there were precedents for foreign empire in Algeria and at ... More


West Africa

Falola Toyin

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/9780198205661.003.0031
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The study of the British Empire in West Africa began before the birth of African history as an academic discipline. There were three major currents. The first was the literature generated by ... More


East Africa: Metropolitan Action and Local Initiative

Charles Ambler

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/9780198205661.003.0032
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The historiography of British East Africa began, in the last years of the 19th century, in the attempts of participants and observers to describe, explain, justify, or condemn the actions of British ... More


Clients and Slaves in the Nineteenth Century

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the different themes of migration, co-operation, and conflict between different sets of patrons which dominated the relationship between the Nyika and the people of Mombasa in ... More


The Royal Navy and West Africa, 1843-1857

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the British naval policies concerning West Africa between 1843 and 1857. During this period, Britain sought to encourage legitimate commerce and curtail slavery for its own ... More


A Medical Laboratory: Infectious Diseases, Ecological Methods, and Modernization

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers research into infectious diseases; its intersections with research into nutrition and rural health care, often labeled horizontal concerns; and the so-called vertical interests ... More


A Racial Laboratory: Imperial Politics, Race Prejudice, and Mental Capacity

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the mixed fortunes of racial politics and racial science, and illustrates just how ambivalent imperial authorities were about privileging race as a primary prism for ... More


Squatting and Trade in the Hinterland

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the shortage of labour on the coast, which was a constant complaint of private and government employers from the time of the Imperial British East Africa Company onwards. The ... More


The ‘Last Stand’

Stephanie Barczewski

in Heroic Failure and the British

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines three examples of the ‘last stands’ in late nineteenth-century British military history: the 24th Foot at Isandlwana in 1879, the 66th Foot at Maiwand in 1880 and the Shangani ... More


The US Navy and West Africa, 1843-1857

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses American naval policies concerning West Africa between 1843 and 1857, in contrast to the previous chapter concerning the Royal Navy. In particular it explores the US West ... More


Expansion and Diversification

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the expansion of the network of activities built up by Elder Dempster and explores the ways in which Alfred Lewis Jones extended his power and reach across the shipping, trade ... More


The Effects of the Conference System

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter reports Elder Dempster’s increasing activity and finances and discusses the conference system and the larger merchants unsatisfied with it. It addresses the reorganisation of the British ... More


Recent Developments

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the underlying and long-term effects of the Second World War on the future of Elder Dempster and its relationship with West Africa. It focuses on the political and economic ... More


Making a Living

Margret Frenz

in Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451753
eISBN:
9780199084579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter three, ‘Making a Living’, looks at the economic opportunities open to Goans in East Africa. The chapter analyses how Goans were recruited both by the British in East Africa and through their ... More


Naval Relations and the Suppression of Piracy and Slaving, 1820-1830

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a further analysis of naval relations, piracy restrictions and the suppression of slavery between 1820 and 1830. It continues to document the anti-piracy stance of the US Navy ... More


A Naval Compromise, 1830-1842

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter concerns the Anglo-American efforts to reach an agreement regarding their colonial activities on the West African coast. It discusses Lord Palmerston’s foreign policy in relation to the ... More


Conflict Avoidance in the Equatorial Atlantic

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how sea power was utilised and adjusted by America and Britain in order to diffuse political tensions and keep the balance of power and their individual commercial endeavours ... More


Post-War Reconstruction

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the reconstruction of Elder Dempster’s company structure and development after the Second World War. It states the company’s losses in terms of vessels and staff, and assesses ... More


Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The present collection is intended as a study of European planning ideas in the form of garden city concepts and practices in their broadest sense, and the ways these were transmitted, diffused and ... More


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