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The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Brett L. Shadle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Kenya’s white settlers have long captivated observers. They are alternately celebrated and condemned, painted as romantic pioneers or hedonistic bed-hoppers or crude racists. If we wish to better ... More


Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Jeff Porter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Lost Sound is a book about a literary tradition that, while rarely studied, was a vital part of broadcast radio during the mid-1930s through the 1940s and beyond. From Archibald MacLeish to Glenn ... More


Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Catherine Gegout

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why Europe Intervenes in Africa analyzes the underlying causes of all European decisions for and against military interventions in conflicts in African states since the late 1980s. It focuses on the ... More


Bronze Age: Technology, Trade, and Increasing Social Complexity

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 examines one of Sha Po’s most fascinating and important periods of cultural development, the Bronze Age, a period during which the local community was making wider and more specialised use ... More


Christopher Nolan: The Director and his Work

David Carter

in Inception

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325055
eISBN:
9781800342187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325055.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a brief biography of Christopher Nolan, outlining his life so far. From his earliest short films, it is clear that Nolan has been interested in strange states of mind, illusions ... More


Between Idealism and Pragmatism: Postwar Hong Kong’s Official Film Culture

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 traces the development of Hong Kong’s official film culture during the 1950s and 1960s within the contexts of the documentary film movement, the imperial legacy of the British Colonial Film ... More


Returning Home with Glory

Michael Williams

in Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Remittances, letters, qiaokan, visits, and the sending of bones have been discussed in the Chapter 5, as were the organizations and practices that facilitated these. In this chapter is examined the ... More


Pledge, Turn, Prestige: Worldliness and Sanctity in Edward Said and Emmanuel Levinas

Adam Zachary Newton

in To Make the Hands Impure: Art, Ethical Adventure, the Difficult and the Holy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263516
eISBN:
9780823266470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263516.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 1 begins the argument in earnest by considering two orders of proximity: the status of the literary artwork in relation to sacred text or Holy Scripture, and the task of criticism as espoused ... More


Envisioning imperial authority: power, ritual and knowledge

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/9780719083686.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter assesses the changing bedrock upon which officials' sense of confidence in their ability to govern African societies rested. A desire for knowledge was not an inherent product of the ... More


Nostalgia, Prestige, and a Party Every Day

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

“Nostalgia, prestige and a party every day,” examines how food marketers and producers have manipulated cultural associations between food, status, identity and ideas about the past to boost market ... More


Introduction

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The purpose of the introduction is to explain my general argument and review the historiography on my topic. The first part of the introduction describes briefly how the book fits into the evolving ... More


Introduction: The souls of white folk

Brett L. Shadle

in The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

I lay out the basic argument and the theoretical bases of the book. In order to appreciate the nature of settler colonialism in Kenya – and its impact on the state and on Africans – I argue that we ... More


Prestige, whiteness, and the state

Brett L. Shadle

in The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Settlers instead invested enormous faith and energy in what they called prestige, a kind of protective barrier surrounding them. This, whites believed, permitted them to travel, work, and live in ... More


Introduction

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Despite its importance, the story of radio’s literary impact has long gone untold. This chapter describes the enormous impact radio had on the cultural lives of Americans throughout the 1930s and ... More


Prestige Radio: The Columbia Workshop and the Poetics of Sound

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although wireless storytelling was still in its early stages, it didn’t take long for radio to mature. Vital to the literary turn in radio, as chapter two shows, was the prestige movement launched by ... More


The Decline of the Cavalry: The War Child

Larry J. Daniel

in Conquered: Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469649504
eISBN:
9781469649528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In January, Bragg promoted 26-year-old Joseph Wheeler to major general. He was nicknamed “Fightin’ Joe” for his time spent battling Native Americans in New Mexico. Other nicknames such as “Little ... More


A Theory of European Military Intervention

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter one first defines military intervention. It can occur with or without the consent of the targeted government and/or the United Nations, be direct or indirect, and be characterized as liberal ... More


The Persistence of the French Pré Carré

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four shows that France has reduced its economic impact in Africa in comparison with other world powers; but as core realists would expect, France still maintains an important ad hoc and ... More


The United Kingdom: The Colonial Legacy and International Prestige

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five argues that the United Kingdom is less present militarily than France in Africa, and that its military interventions are primarily motivated by security and prestige. The chapter begins ... More


The European Union: Indifference, Security and Economic Interests, Prestige

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter six shows that even the European Union, which gives a high priority to addressing development problems, and which is legally constrained to act in accordance with international law, often ... More


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