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Introduction: Empire in an Age of Discord

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by describing the archives of French colonialism as being filled with stories of disagreement, conflict, and reconciliation like the exchanges between Monsieur Julia and Père ... More


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


Financing Joint-Stock Companies in the Colonial Era

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the origins of global equity markets that in fact have deep historical roots. Stocks were created to finance trade and expansion overseas as part of the European imperial ... More


Just War and Jihad in the French Conquest of Algeria

Benjamin Claude Brower

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines claims of just war and jihad during the first decades of France’s colonial expansion in Algeria. These include the discourses that announced the arrival of France’s army in the ... More


To Tangle or Not to Tangle: Shifting Language Ideologies and the Socialization of Charabia in the Marquesas, French Polynesia

Kathleen C. Riley

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After a century and a half of French colonial rule, most adults in the Marquesan archipelago of French Polynesia now use both their Eastern Polynesian language 'Enana as well as a local variety of ... More


Colonialism and After

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the history of Nioro du Sahel in Mali as a socio-political and religious space in the aftermath of the French colonial conquest, the development of colonial policies toward ... More


The End of Colonialism and the Emergence of Two Competing Models for Building a Modern Nation, 1940–1954

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of two competing models for rebuilding Vietnam after the end of French colonialism. There were two groups who sought to take advantage of French weakness during ... More


Life/Writing in the Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts

in Autobiography and Independence: Selfhood and Creativity in North African Postcolonial Writing in French

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236597
eISBN:
9781846312625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236597.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter first traces the development of autobiography in the Western literary tradition in order to contextualise more fully the issue of writers whose origins lie outside this tradition, or who ... More


Enclosing Nature in North Africa: National Parks and the Politics of Environmental History

Diana K. Davis

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

As the French conquered North Africa, they fabricated a tale of environmental change that held local North African populations, especially nomads, responsible for ruining what was widely believed in ... More


Chiefs, Customs and Territory: The Legacy of French Rule

Sarró Ramon

in The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast: Iconoclasm Done and Undone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635153
eISBN:
9780748653003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635153.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines several political developments that occurred among Baga, and especially among Baga Sitem, under French rule, focusing on the despotism of chiefs and the reification of customs ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction situates the book in the broader historiography of French empire and missionary studies. It introduces the key French and African actors and power brokers in colonial Senegal and ... More


Interventions from Afar: Nonspiritual Powers in Place

John Clifford Holt

in Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833275
eISBN:
9780824869991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833275.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter considers the impact that accompanied Thai, French, and then American interventions in terms of transformations of the religious culture beginning in the early decades of nineteenth ... More


Saints and Sufi Orders I: The Hamawiyya

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter presents an overview of the social history of the Hamawiyya, one of the two main Sufi orders that are the dominant institutional forms through which Islam has been practiced in the ... More


Introduction: Garden cities and colonial planning: transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

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/9780719090554.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter presents the ways in which modern urban design has been aligned to power. By assessing the relationship between colonialism and modern planning through the varieties of ... More


“Les Jeux Sont Faits”: 1893 France

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter showcases how French decision-makers adapted to a fall in rank by decreasing foreign policy costs to overhaul domestic institutions and that leaders that strayed into adventurism abroad ... More


Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The relationship between power and language has been a central theme in critical theory for decades now, yet there is still much to be learned about the sheer force of language in the world in which ... More


Tropical Paris and Chinatown: The History and Resilience of Ho Chi Minh City’s Sidewalks

Annette Miae Kim

in Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s history shows us how sidewalk practices have regularly not followed the plan and are not dictated by the built environment. Present-day HCMC started as two distinctly ... More


A Supranational Criminal Tribunal for the Colonial Era: The Franco-Siamese Mixed Court

Brockman-Hawe Benjamin E.

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines a specific provision inserted into one of the two treaties that marked the end of hostilities between France and Siam in 1893 — a provision that stipulated the establishment of ... More


Vietnamese Anticolonialism, 1884–1930: A Microscopic Perspective on Historical Events

Hy V. Luong

in Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Vietnamese anticolonial movements from 1884–1930. It argues that the anticolonial movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were not complete failures ... More


Autobiography and Nation-Building:: Constructing Personal Identity in the Postcolonial World

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the Arab world, postcolonial period brought about a large number of literary works preoccupied with constructing new national identities. Autobiographical writings are particularly important in ... More


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