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The Destruction of the Legitimacy 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:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The place and purpose of trusteeship in the post‐Second World War world order aroused passions and suspicions that were no less pronounced than those which threatened to disrupt the peace ... More


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


Covert Empire

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the postwar consolidation of a new style of covert empire, in which real executive power in the Middle Eastern colonies was held by intelligence agents operating in hidden ... More


The History and Development of a Pilgrim Center

James G. Lochtefeld

in God's Gateway: Identity and Meaning in a Hindu Pilgrimage Place

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386141
eISBN:
9780199866380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386141.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter details Hardwar’s mundane history, gleaned from multiple sources. For centuries, Hardwar’s primary attraction was a spring bathing festival—which has drawn larger numbers for the Kumbha ... More


The British Conquest of Zululand: Haggard's Politics and Ideology

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/9780198122999.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In British constructions of African peoples, the Zulu people hold an important place. This intense ideological investment derives from the historical interactions of Britain and Zululand. Zululand ... More


Competing Normative Visions of Exit

Ralph Wilde

in Exit Strategies and State Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers a critical evaluation of two ideas in international law and public policy that offer mutually contrasting visions as to the basis on which foreign territorial ... More


Exit Strategies and State Building

Richard Caplan (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume provides a comparative study of exit with regard to international operations of a state-building nature. The chapters focus on the empirical experiences of, and scholarly and policy ... More


Empires of the Visual: Photography and Colonial Administration in Africa

Paul S. Landau

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/9780520229488.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of photography in colonial administration in Africa. It explains that image was the medium for colonialism's representational encounter with Africans. It argues that ... More


Delta in the Commodity-form

Rohan D’Souza

in Drowned and Dammed: Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682175
eISBN:
9780199082094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682175.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter provides a discussion on the commodification of the Orissa Delta. The Orissa Delta’s fluvial fury had worsted the colonial bureaucracy and brought much grief. In the aftermath of the ... More


Colonialism, Disease, and Public Health:: Malaria in the History of Hong Kong

Ka-che Yip

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a better understanding of the colonial administration's policies towards diseases in general, the nature and significance of malaria control specifically, and the complexity of ... More


The Making of the Mask, 1854–90

Anindita Mukhopadhyay

in Behind The Mask: The Cultural Definition of the Legal Subject in Colonial Bengal (1715-1911)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680836
eISBN:
9780199080700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680836.003.0022
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the bhadralok's psychological unease and alienation with the rule of law, though they had initially been enthusiastic about the new form of governance. For peace and security, ... More


An Ambiguous Monument: DAKAR’S COLONIAL CATHEDRAL OF THE SOUVENIR AFRICAIN

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 5 examines the conception, construction, and consecration of Dakar’s cathedral of the Souvenir Africain between 1910 and 1936. Catholic missionaries billed the project as a patriotic monument ... More


Development and education in British colonial Nigeria, 1940–55

Uyilawa Usuanlele

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A major area of conflict between the colonial administration in Nigeria and colonized Africans on the one hand and missionaries on the other hand was education. Though the Christian missionaries and ... More


Introduction

Joseph M. Hodge and Gerald Hödl

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction provides a general overview of the history of colonial development policies and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa from the 1890s through to the end of empires in the 1960s and 1970s. ... More


Civilization, Custom, and Controversy: CATHOLIC CONVERSION AND FRENCH RULE IN SENEGAL

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Providing a contrast to the image of harmony developed around the cathedral’s consecration, Chapter 6 returns to rural Senegal to assess the administration’s religious policies in the wake of the ... More


The ‘private’ face of African development planning during the Second World War1

Billy Frank

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1942, Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas) launched an essay competition for its staff on the subject of “The Bank in relation to post-war colonial development”. This “knowledge ... More


Prisons and the Colonial Press, 1934–1939

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the relation between colonial prisons and the press in French Indochina during the period from 1934 to 1939. During this period, newspapers featured thousands of stories about ... More


Albert Hahl and the Colonization of the Ethnographic Frontier

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The growing interest in German New Guinea's expansive ethnographic frontier became a welcome windfall for Albert Hahl, the colony's second governor. This chapter chronicles Hahl's efforts to convince ... More


Drowned in Sweetness: Integration and Exception in the New Deal Sugar Programs

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the New Deal sugar programs that used marketing quotas and benefit payments to support mainland farmers and prevent radicalism at home and abroad. It begins with a discussion of ... More


A Choice of Evils, 14 February–30 June 1958

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines British governor to Cyprus Hugh Foot's plan for dealing with the Greek Cypriot revolt. Foot proposed a modified tridominium suggesting that the existing colonial administration ... More


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