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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


The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1615, the Directors of the East India Company saw only two roles that women might play in India—either they would encumber what the Company was about or they could be spiritual emotional supports ... More


India, 1818–1860: The Two Faces of Colonialism

D. A. Washbrook

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/9780198205654.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

India was subjected to a battery of changes aimed at drawing it more closely under the authority of Britain and converting its culture and institutions to Western and Anglicist norms and forms. Its ... More


Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Within postcolonial studies, Britain’s long contact with India has been read generally only within the context of imperialism to inform our understanding of race, gender, identity, and power within ... More


British India and Victorian Literary Culture

Máire ní Fhlathúin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748640683
eISBN:
9781474415996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640683.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book traces the development of British Indian literature from the early days of the nineteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. Previously unstudied poems and essays drawn from the ... More


“Where the Devil Has He Been?”

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers Milestone’s life until his death in 1980. During this time he directed two high-profile features. Warner Brothers’ Ocean’s Eleven, a widely-imitated heist movie set in the Las ... More


Syed Ahmad Khan

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Syed Ahmad Khan, whose family was closely connected to the Mughal court. The chapter begins with a section on Khan’s childhood and his decision to accept a job in the East ... More


Chilean Anticommunism

James Lockhart

in Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the rise of social conflict in Chile from the late nineteenth century into the early twentieth. It presents Chile's labor movement, the Chilean Communist Party, Chile's ... More


Introduction

Matt Perry

in The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800857193
eISBN:
9781800852792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857193.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The introduction makes the case that 1919 is an exceptional year and that there is a need to re-examine this year as a contest threshold of peace that neither of the two traditional historiographical ... More


The 1919 Mutinies in the French Armed Forces: Colonialism, Ethnicity and the Remaking of the French Left

Matt Perry

in The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800857193
eISBN:
9781800852792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857193.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

1919 was a global moment of both the remaking of empire, not least the French empire, and a powerful contentious surge from below in metropolitan as well as colonial settings. During the Great War, ... More


C. L. R. James, the Mass Strike of 1919 in Colonial Trinidad and The Case for West Indian Self-Government

Christian Høgsbjerg

in The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800857193
eISBN:
9781800852792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857193.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In colonial Trinidad in 1919 rising industrial turmoil culminated in a rolling mass strike that would shake this outpost of the British Empire to its foundations. Though often located as an ... More


The Soldier1 and the System: Three War Novels of the 1950s Era

Milton A. Cohen

in Axis/Axes to Grind: Political Slants in American World War II Novels, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979749
eISBN:
9781800852501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979749.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

A distinctive theme in the culture of the 1950s was conformity to the “system” versus rebellion against it. This chapter studies three quintessentially “50s” war novels that feature this theme: ... More


Constructing the Index of Arabs: Colonial Imaginaries in Southeast Asia

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter elaborates the gradual dissolution of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War contributed to the nationalization of the Arab diaspora in the British and Dutch colonial imagination. ... More


Conclusion: Postcolonial Transitions

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recounts how the members of the Arab diaspora attempted legal arbitrage under colonial rule. It analyses the members' expansion and modification of Islamic law, while at other times they ... More


Nice, Amiable People!

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Sign of Four was Conan Doyle’s second attempt at rewriting Wilkie Collins’s landmark detective novel The Moonstone. His fi rst, published between A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four, was The ... More


Transportation across Intermediate States of Matter

Jacob Shell

in Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The chapter links the topic of subversive transportation to a discussion of physical geography. Political regimes may perceive some geophysical settings as especially resistant to road-building ... More


An Identity Aloof: Baghdadi Jews of the Raj

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Lal Dewal (Red Temple) is Pune's most famous landmark. Its steeple dominates much of the old British cantonment. The Mizrachi Jews acquired their Baghdadi identity via a series of encounters with ... More


Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Maggie Dwyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Soldiers in Revolt examines the understudied phenomenon of military mutinies in Africa. Through interviews with former mutineers in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, and The Gambia, the book provides a ... More


God Protects Our Fatherland: Preached on the day of Humiliation and Prayer, as appointed by Her Majesty in Council to be held for the troubles in India

David Woolf Marks

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a sermon unusual for David Woolf Marks, as a response to a specific historical event. The background to this address was the outbreak of violence on the Indian subcontinent in ... More


The Treasures of Asia

Rudolph J. Vecoli and Francesco Durante

Donna R. Gabaccia (ed.)

in Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279869
eISBN:
9780823281428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter chronicles Celso Cesare Moreno's exploits in Asia, beginning with his decision to take to the sea like other Italian missionaries, explorers, and traders before him, such as Marco Polo ... More


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