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Korea under Siege, 1876-1945: Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Young-Iob Chung

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178302
eISBN:
9780199783557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178300.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the transformation of the independent and isolated Korean economy into a dependent colonial economy during the period between 1876 and 1945, focusing on capital formation, economic ... More


Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Justin Willis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a history of the Kenyan city of Mombasa and its surrounding settlements from the mid-19th century to the height of colonial rule in the 1930s. The book places the island and town of Mombasa ... More


The Indigenous Origins of the ‘Colonial Economy’

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0020
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the origins of the colonial economy in north India during the later part of the eighteenth century to the early part of the nineteenth century. It explains that during this ... More


Imperialism and After: The Economy of the Empire on the Periphery

B. R. TOMLINSON

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the nature of the post-colonial economy as well as the economic principles of the colonial system itself. In particular, it describes the economic history of the Imperial ... More


The Managing Agency Houses in the Era of High Imperialism, 1860–1919

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the origins of the managing agency houses. It describes the emergence of the colonial economy, business and society in ... More


Japan’s Territorial Dependencies, 1895–1930

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Within 20 years of negotiating an end to its unequal treaties with the West, Japan had become a substantial colonial power. The territories they gained were not large – Korea, Taiwan, and Karafuto ... More


Modernity, Print Media, and the Middle Class in Colonial East Africa

Emma Hunter

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes a look at colonial East Africa. On the one hand, the chapter shows that the colonial economy and racial hierarchies of East Africa offered little potential for the growth of an ... More


The Battle over Technology within the Empire

Doron S. Ben-Atar

in Trade Secrets: Intellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100068
eISBN:
9780300127218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100068.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the fight over the transfer of technology during the colonial era. The nature of the economic and technological relationship between England and its North American continental ... More


The Colonial Office

Robert L. Tignor

in W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202617
eISBN:
9780691204246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202617.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines W. Arthur Lewis's frequent contacts with the British Colonial Office from the late 1930s until 1953, first as a member of West Indian delegations seeking to alter the hiring ... More


Sons of Liberty, Sons of Licentiousness

Justin du Rivage

in Revolution Against Empire: Taxes, Politics, and the Origins of American Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300214246
eISBN:
9780300227659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214246.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows how colonists responded to the transformation of the British Empire. Radical resistance gained strength from economic anxiety and the fact that authoritarian imperial reform was ... More


Motherhood, morality, and social order: gender and development discourse and practice in late colonial Africa

Barbara Bush

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/9780719091803.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter charts the evolution of development discourse as a gendered discourse. It examines the links between this gendered discourse and the development of the colonial economy and strategies to ... More


“The Vulgar and Obscene Language”: Prostitution, Criminality, and Immorality

Saheed Aderinto

in When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038884
eISBN:
9780252096846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038884.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on adult prostitution and the physical, ethnic, and racial geography of sex work. In the view of moralists, adult prostitutes represented a different category of women believed ... More


Spending the Queen’s Shilling: The Economic Influence of the Natal Garrison

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the economic influence of the Natal garrison and its costs to the taxpayer in times of both peace and war. In particular, it analyzes the influence of the British Army's ... More


Merchants and Magpies: The Trading Lives of Eastern Mediterranean Migrants

Andrew Arsan

in Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter reconstructs the trading lives and commercial strategies of Lebanese migrants to colonial French West Africa. While scholars have sought in the past to understand the apparent successes ... More


Introduction

Udayon Misra

in Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The focus of this introductory chapter is on how pre- and post-Partition politics created ruptures in Assam’s relationship with the rest of the country; of how Partition turned the region into a ... More


The Stamp Act and Legal and Economic Institutions

Claire Priest

in Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691158761
eISBN:
9780691185651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158761.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter evaluates the Stamp Act and the contrasting visions of the colonial economy and its institutions advanced by the Stamp Act supporters in England and the Stamp Act opponents in the ... More


A Narrative on the Toda and Its Problems

Gunnel Cederlöf

in Landscapes and the Law: Environmental Politics, Regional Histories, and Contests over Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199499748
eISBN:
9780199099283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499748.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter two enquires into the contrasting narratives of the Nilgiri landscape and the people inhabiting it. It discusses the projections of romantic and progressive ideals onto the mountain ... More


Bombay's People, 1860-98: Insolvents in the City

Asiya Siddiqi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199472208
eISBN:
9780199091072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Before the crash the city’s economy was heavily dependent on the trade in cotton. By ... More


Conclusion

Claire Priest

in Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691158761
eISBN:
9780691185651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158761.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter explains how the history of the laws and legal institutions underlying the colonial credit economy speaks to the history of American democracy and capitalist society. The rise ... More


The Antisemitic Movement in Algeria: French Antisemitism in Decline

Stephen Wilson

in Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100523
eISBN:
9781800340992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100523.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the antisemitic movement in Algeria, which had its own distinct make-up and raison d'être that explain its peculiar success and virulence. It had its own political organization ... More


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