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Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Lessons from Africa

James Mayall

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the end of the Cold War, many in the West viewed Africa as a testing ground for the solidarist argument that sovereignty was no longer an absolute principle and that the international community ... More


Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Diana Jeater

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book studies African marriage relationships in Southern Rhodesia during the early 20th century. It is a cogently argued history of sexuality and gender relations in colonial Africa. This book's ... More


Shall They Till with Their Own Hoes?:: Baptists in Zimbabwe and New Patterns of Interdependence, 1950–2000

Isaac M. T. Mwase

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter recounts the development of a Baptist community in Zimbabwe, founded by Southern Baptist missionaries from the United States. Missionaries built religious institutions to support ... More


Africa South of the Sahara

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

That few UK migrants settled in tropical Africa cannot be explained only in terms of climate. Plentiful local labour in places like Nigeria allowed a European elite to operate as managers and ... More


The Visible Horizon

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the efforts of a cadre of clerks, ministers, traders, and workers in the central African colonies of Nyasaland (Malawi) and Northern Rhodesia to nurture the Garveyite movement ... More


Africa for the Africans

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter explores Washington’s response to the apartheid debate. It explains U.S. policy through the eyes of Mennen Williams, who served as an Assistant Secretary of State during the Kennedy and ... More


‘The Last Outpost’: The Natalians, South Africa, and the British Empire

John Lambert

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the largest and last of Britain's colonies of settlement, highlighting its advanced degree of responsible government, making it almost a dominion, which caused Britain its ... More


Colonialism Demystified: Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Henry Rider Haggard's legitimation of mineral wealth acquisition relies on the ‘bread/gold’ opposition which he appropriates from Olive Schreiner's Story of an African Farm. Schreiner's 1897 novella ... More


‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book tells the story of how White Rhodesians, three-quarters of whom were ill-prepared for revolutionary change, reacted to the ‘terrorist’ war and the onset of Black rule in the 1970s. It shows ... More


‘Fourteen great years’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The war and the associated political change had an immense though varied impact on families and individuals. The effect on communities and institutions was mixed and wide ranging. There were obvious ... More


Introduction

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter introduces the historical context of the impact of war and political change on White Rhodesia. It offers to discuss in the book the story of how Rhodesians, nearly all of them ... More


‘This void in our national life’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Two themes stand out in the domestic history of White Rhodesia between 1973 and 1975. First, the war and the events in southern Africa were already changing the political agenda and the Rhodesian way ... More


Conclusion

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Inspired by a wish to emancipate African women from lineage control, in order to further the Administration's proletarianization policy, the Native Marriages Ordinance of 1901 was built around the ... More


Southern Africa, 1795–1910

Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith

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/9780198205654.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the course of the nineteenth century, the growing British presence profoundly shaped South Africa. At the beginning of the century, there was no certainty that British rule would continue; by ... More


In Search of the Moral Realm: A Theoretical and Historical Starting-Point, Gwelo District, 1893

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter attempts to find a starting-point from which to examine how men and women might experience urbanization in a new colonial context. It considers the relationships within and between two ... More


The Pointing Finger: Ascriptions of Blame in the Debate over Adultery

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the issue and debate of adultery within the African communities. The victory of the African lobby campaign for the criminalization of adultery seemed to provide evidence of an ... More


The Closing Door: African Women and European Morality, 1916–1930

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates construction of a moral discourse in Southern Rhodesia that was influenced by the concept of morality brought into the region by the white Occupation. The criminalization of ... More


The Oxford of the Southern World and Education in the Empire

Richard Symonds

in Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the careers of University of Oxford graduates who served the British Empire in the field of education. It explains that Oxford took a benevolent interest in the new colleges and ... More


Nursing Mother of the Elect

Richard Symonds

in Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the British Empire Dominions' perception about the role of the University of Oxford. It analyses the impact of the university on the people of India, Australia, Canada, South ... More


Churchill and the British Empire

Ronald Hyam

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

How can one best approach the subject of Winston Churchill and the British Empire generally, and more specifically in the aftermath of the First World War during his period as Secretary of State for ... More


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