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Society Islands: Tahitian Archives

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the seizure of Tahiti by French warships and the long resistance of Queen Pomare and chiefly leaders from around the Polynesian islands. The story focuses on the ways that the ... More


Conquest by Money: The Geopolitics and Logistics of Investment Colonization

David Todd

in A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the financial dimension of French informal imperialism. Foreign loans played an important part in France's commercial boom after 1850, as they often served to pay, directly or ... More


Empire without Sovereignty: The Political Economy of French Informal Imperialism

David Todd

in A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the political economy of French informal imperialism, revealing a little-known facet of the intellectual origins of globalization, and confirming that the pursuit of empire ... More


A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

David Todd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After Napoleon's downfall in 1815, France embraced a mostly informal style of empire, one that emphasized economic and cultural influence rather than military conquest. This book is a global history ... More


Musical Hybridity and the Challenges of Colonialism

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the role of music during the time when colonialism was being introduced in France. It shows how musical fantasies helped increase the desire of French republicans to extend ... More


Tradition in the Service of Modernity: Architecture and Urbanism in French Colonial Policy, 1900–1930

Gwendolyn Wright

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/9780520205406.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores urbanism and architecture under French colonial policy during the period from 1900 to 1930, and discusses how urban design can be allied with power, relying on the support of ... More


National Humiliation and Anti-Catholicism

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Thai state utilizes National Humiliation discourse to promote unity and identify enemies without and within. During the Franco-Thai border conflict, the Phibun government accused the Catholic ... More


1946: Postwar Reconciliation and the Loss Reimagined

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Following the war, the effects of National Humiliation policies were visited on Thailand’s new heads of state. The National Assembly underwent fierce debate over whether to accept France’s demand to ... More


Social Order in the Colonial City

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the pre-colonial to colonial environment of Vietnam under the French rule. Before the arrival of the French in 1859, Saigon had already become the political, commercial, and ... More


Bodies Of Knowledge: Schooling, Sufism, and Social Change in Colonial Senegal, 1890–1945

Rudolph T. Ware III

in The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614311
eISBN:
9781469614335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614311.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter expands on these themes of slavery, social justice, and Islamic knowledge as expressed in struggles over access to Qurʾan schooling in Senegal from the 1890s to the 1940s, the heyday of ... More


In Search of a Political Role (1916–1923)

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the development of the print capitalism and political consciousness in Saigon. Under the governorship of Albert Sarraut, newspapers were introduced as a means of influencing the ... More


"Une petite Republique" in Southwestern Newfoundland: The Limits of Imperial Authority in a Remote Maritime Environment

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the French and Irish fishing settlements in Codroy, southwestern Newfoundland, from their origins, persistence during the British sovereignty of the island, and eventual ... More


(Post)colonial Possessions

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores possession in the (post)colonial context, indicating how the very term is even synonymous with “colony” during the ancien régime. Like “colony,” the word “possession” is well ... More


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