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Cooperation and competition: missions, the colonial state and constructing a health system in colonial Tanganyika

Michael Jennings

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Histories of colonial medicine in sub-Saharan Africa have tended to focus on the role of the colonial state in establishing and running health systems. Where voluntary agency roles have been ... More


The Scales of Public Utility:: Agricultural Roads and State Space in the Era of the British Occupation

Aaron George Jakes

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Histories of British rule in Egypt have long construed colonial public works projects simply in terms of the revenue they generated for debt repayment. This chapter focuses on one such project—the ... More


Introduction

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction discusses the existing literature on colonial officials in Africa, and argues that, as a result of the relative paucity of such literature, there are four particularly pressing ... More


Forgetting like a State in Colonial North-East India

Thomas Simpson

in Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

What if governing and "seeing" like a state is actually about forgetting and misdirecting as much as it is about accumulating and communicating? In the colonial north-east during the early nineteenth ... More


Making News and Views: Colonial Policy and the Role of Reuters

Amelia Bonea

in The News of Empire: Telegraphy, Journalism, and the Politics of Reporting in Colonial India, c. 1830–1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467129
eISBN:
9780199087136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467129.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the relationship between the press and the colonial state in nineteenth-century India, aiming to understand how the latter formulated and attempted to impose its own vision of ... More


Introduction

Kuldeep Mathur

in Recasting Public Administration in India: Reform, Rhetoric, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490356
eISBN:
9780199097036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490356.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter briefly introduces the broad theme of the book. Very early, with adoption of the democracy and development as key foundational goals, it was understood that the inherited colonial ... More


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