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Worldmaking after Empire

Adom Getachew

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Decolonization revolutionized the international order during the twentieth century. Yet standard histories that present the end of colonialism as an inevitable transition from a world of empires to ... More


Epilogue: The Fall of Self-Determination

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This epilogue charts the fall of self-determination and illustrates that the collapse of anticolonial worldmaking continues to structure our contemporary moment. Picking up in the immediate aftermath ... More


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


Introduction: Worldmaking After Empire

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to study the global projects of decolonization black Anglophone anticolonial critics and nationalists spearheaded in the three decades ... More


A Political Theory of Decolonization

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter sketches a political theory of decolonization that rethinks how anticolonial nationalism posed the problem of empire to expand our sense of its aims and trajectories. Drawing on recent ... More


Revisiting the Federalists in the Black Atlantic

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter recovers the largely forgotten projects of regional federation in the West Indies and Africa that anticolonial nationalists pursued alongside their reinvention of self-determination. In ... More


The Welfare World of the New International Economic Order

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the ways that anticolonial nationalists responded to an intensified postcolonial predicament with their most ambitious project of worldmaking—the New International Economic ... More


Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Rebecca Gould

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Spanning the period between the end of the Russo-Caucasian War and the death of the first female Chechen suicide bomber, this ground-breaking book is the first to compare Georgian, Chechen, and ... More


Northern Ireland after 1968: An Anticolonial Struggle?

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the employment of colonial models in the Northern Ireland conflict, presenting it as an anticolonial one. It was with the opening of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ after 1968 ... More


The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Hamid Dabashi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first comprehensive social and intellectual biography of Jalal Al-e Ahmad, this book explores the life and legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad (1923-69), arguably the most prominent Iranian public ... More


The Left Outside Parliament, 1945–1954

STEPHEN HOWE

in Anticolonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire 1918-1964

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204237
eISBN:
9780191676178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204237.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the various anticolonial pressure groups operating between the end of the Second World War and 1954, when many of their ... More


Stirring the Pot of Haitian History: by Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859678
eISBN:
9781800852297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859678.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Stirring the Pot of Haitian History is an original translation of Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti (1977), the first book written by Haitian anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot. Challenging ... More


Coda

Elizabeth M. Holt

in Fictitious Capital: Silk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276028
eISBN:
9780823277216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276028.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Historians of the Arabic novel typically tell a tale of the rise of the novel and the nation. Overlooked in the process has been the centrality of finance to the early Arabic novel. Reading ... More


Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the 20th century, black women in the French empire played crucial leadership roles in anticolonial movements. This book harnesses untapped archival documents to highlight the work of Suzanne ... More


The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

David Chappell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1853, France annexed the Melanesian islands of New Caledonia to establish a convict colony and strategic port of call. The territory's indigenous people remained more numerous than immigrants for ... More


Postscript

James Davis

in Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157841
eISBN:
9780231538619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157841.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This concluding chapter meditates on Walrond's career, remarking on the fact that Tropic Death did not aptly represent the totality of it. He was not the first West Indian in Panama, the first ... More


Cartooning Nigerian Anticolonial Nationalism

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the cartooning of anticolonial nationalism in Nigeria. It focuses on the works of Akinola Lasekan, Nigeria's pioneer political cartoonist. It suggests that Lasekan's ideology ... More


Cold War

Geoffrey B. Robinson

in The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196497
eISBN:
9781400888863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196497.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of foreign powers in the October 1, 1965 incident. It argues that the wider international context, in particular the rhetoric and logic of the Cold War and anticolonial ... More


That the World May Believe: Christian Mission to the Modern World

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Catholic and Protestant churches respectively reconceived their theologies of mission in the final four decades of the twentieth century. Particular attention is devoted ... More


‘Saving French West Africa’: the French army, African soldiers and military propaganda during the 1950s1

Ruth Ginio

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Continuities of military structures and of protagonists within these structures are a particularly important aspect of the process of transforming colonial domination into the uneven partnerships of ... More


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