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Introduction

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

It is important to understand the reasons for the Colonial Development and Welfare Act of 1940’s new approach by colonial policy-makers, the imperial crisis, the Depression, and the rise of the Axis ... More


Introduction

Joseph M. Hodge and Gerald Hödl

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction provides a general overview of the history of colonial development policies and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa from the 1890s through to the end of empires in the 1960s and 1970s. ... More


Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book investigates the concepts and related practices of development in British, French and Portuguese colonial Africa during the last decades of colonial rule. During this period, development ... More


Development and education in British colonial Nigeria, 1940–55

Uyilawa Usuanlele

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A major area of conflict between the colonial administration in Nigeria and colonized Africans on the one hand and missionaries on the other hand was education. Though the Christian missionaries and ... More


From dead end to new lease of life: development in South-Eastern Tanganyika from the late 1930s to the 1950s

Juhani Koponen

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Koponen examines the changing ideas and practices of development in Tanganyika from the late 1930s to the 1950s. These ideas and practices are indicative of wider shifts and trends operating ... More


Developing ‘Portuguese Africa’ in late colonialism: confronting discourses1

Cláudia Castelo

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter focuses on development discourses of the Estado Novo (1933-74) raised around Angola and Mozambique. In addition to being, politically and economically, the two most significant parts of ... More


Health in Wartime Development and Postwar Visions, 1941–1952

Luke Messac

in No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 4 explores how changes in political discourse within metropolitan Britain during and immediately after the Second World War altered debates about colonial provision of medical services. ... More


Epilogue: taking stock, looking ahead1

Joseph Hodge

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The epilogue offers a reflective summation of the fourteen case studies in the collection, identifying a number of common patterns as well as differences among the contributions. It is clear that the ... More


From precondition to goal of development: health and medicine in the planning and politics of British Tanganyika

Walter Bruchhausen

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the changing meanings, popular expectations, health policies and medical views connected to the term “development” in the health care of Tanganyika Territory. The idea that ... More


The World the Portuguese developed:1 racial politics, luso-tropicalism and development discourse in late Portuguese colonialism

Caio Simões de Araújo and Iolanda Vasile

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter addresses the tortuous paths of late Portuguese colonialism in negotiating and putting forward a development project that would be presented as the raison d'etre of the Portuguese ... More


“Territories of Vast Potentiality,” 1919–1930

Luke Messac

in No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 2 details both the political economy of interwar colonial neglect of social services and the crucial role of moral commitments on the part of a few MPs in puncturing this neglect. The ... More


“We Have to Wait for Riots and Disturbances,” 1931–1941

Luke Messac

in No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the recrudescence of neglect during and after the Great Depression. Waves of civil and labor unrest compelled the Colonial Office and Treasury to raise levels of health-care ... More


The notion of ‘développement’ in French colonial discourses: changes in discursive practices and their social implications1

Françoise Dufour

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The period between the end of the First World War and the independence of African nations around 1960 was marked by the passage from a colonial Discourse based on ‘progress of civilisation’ (‘progrès ... More


A Historical Topography of Cusco

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines in detail the impact of seven periods of occupation and social and economic change on the town plan and building fabric of Cusco. After a brief note on the city’s mythical ... More


Constructing the Continent

Aaron Stephen Moore

in Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785396
eISBN:
9780804786690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785396.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the colonial context where state engineers planned and constructed a wide range of infrastructure projects. It argues that the notions of “comprehensive technology” or ... More


Urban development and the ‘garden city’: examples from late Ottoman-era Palestine and the late British Mandate

Yossi Katz and Liora Bigon

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The aim of this chapter is to trace the reception of Howard's widely disseminated ideas in early twentieth century Palestine and their influence on Ottoman era urban development (up to 1917), ... More


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