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Conclusion

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


Popularizing Politics: The Anti-Segregation Movement as Social Revolution

Lisa Rose Mar

in Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

Following the First World War, global movements for anti-colonial nationalism inspired great numbers of ordinary Chinese to political action in new social movements that challenged traditional ... More


America Abroad at Home: International Pressures and Nationhood

Desmond King

in The Liberty of Strangers: Making the American Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306439
eISBN:
9780199850617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306439.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the way in which the United States' role in supporting anti-colonial movements and other expressions of democracy abroad linked the nation further with a Wilsonian doctrine of ... More


Nationalism and British Business

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From the late 1940s, the pace of political change in the Gold Coast was very rapid. Not all companies were as directly caught up in political developments as the merchant firms belonging to the ... More


Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Janet McIntosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of white colonial rule. While tens of thousands of whites relocated in fear of losing their fortunes, many stayed. But over the past ... More


The Cold War Era: Global Empire, the Rise of Marcos, and Civil Rights

Michael W. McCann and George I. Lovell

in Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679877
eISBN:
9780226680071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680071.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This prologue outlines a variety of developments in the post-World War II era that set the stage for Part Two of our historical narrative. On the one hand, the Philippines emerged economically ... More


Is Gandhi Still Relevant?

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in Talking Politics: Bhikhu Parekh in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071549
eISBN:
9780199081349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on Parekh’s views on Mahatma Gandhi—from his efforts to counter the melancholia and pessimism of the Indians during the British rule to some of his lasting insights. An advocate ... More


The New Life *

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter locates Halide Edip in the context of her family’s social profile, explores her cultural and intellectual inheritance, and contextualizes her engagements. It describes her political ... More


The Burdens of Empire

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the structure and legal status of Britain's colonial empire in the post war period, and that of other European colonial powers. It considers the pressure for ... More


Queer Dance

Clare Croft (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Queer Dance argues that dance has a particular charge in the larger field of queer activism and study because it emphasizes and offers language for how public, physical action can be a force of ... More


Hadhrami Mediators of Ottoman Influence in Southeast Asia

Jeyamalar Kathirithamby-Wells

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter traces through trade, khuṭbah and diasporic networks the importance of Hadhramaut and the Hadhramis of Southeast Asia to Ottoman Indian Ocean interests. By virtue of their religious, ... More


Introduction

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents an introduction to the study in this book. It is a combination of literary, cultural and theoretical discussions, united by a number of critical concerns and by a desire to ... More


“The Moody Republic and the Men in Her Life”: François Duvalier, U.S. African Americans and Haitian Exiles, 1957–1964

Millery Polyné

in From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights the decline in U.S. African American and Haitian relations in response to the authoritarianism of François Duvalier's dictatorship. This nadir demonstrated competing ... More


Revolutionary Culture

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter shows that the confrontation between Anglo-Sultanic absolutism and revolutionary forces was not simply a military one, extending to the very depths of the cultural sphere. Sultanic ... More


India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Mithi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explains the postcolonial Indian polity by presenting an alternative historical narrative of the British Empire in India and India's struggle for independence. It pursues this narrative ... More


Creating an Anti-colonial Political Field in the Rif Mountains

Jonathan Wyrtzen

in Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700231
eISBN:
9781501704253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700231.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the creation of an autonomous anti-colonial political field in the Rif Mountains to block Spain's pacification campaign in the early 1920s. It focuses on Mohamed bin 'Abd ... More


Let Us Go: Lyric and the Transit of Citizenship

Walt Hunter

in Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282227
eISBN:
9780823286072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282227.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The second chapter explores global citizenship as a practice of exclusion undertaken in part through policies of liberal multiculturalism. In Citizen: An American Lyric (2014), Claudia Rankine writes ... More


A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

Nancy Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781268
eISBN:
9780804782661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781268.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Though now remembered as an act of anti-colonial protest leading to the Egyptian military coup of 1952, the Cairo Fire that burned through downtown stores and businesses appeared to many at the time ... More


The Realities of Cultural Struggles

Dieter Senghaas

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on ‘cultural struggles’ and approaches this topic through a comparative analysis anchored in developmental history to shed light on contemporary realities. It also identifies the ... More


Alternative ties: national and international forces

Tamson Pietsch

in Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines some of the forces that, in the interwar period, worked to erode the networks on which the British academic world depended. It suggests that national and international forces ... More


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