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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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


Franklin’s Imperial Imaginings: “Coined Land” and Global Goals

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses Franklin’s young adult and middle years, when he was involved with Pennsylvania politics and learning strategies for political negotiation. During these years Franklin ... More


An American Siberia

Anya Zilberstein

in A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on debates about acclimatization, recounting how British officials—particularly in areas that bordered Catholic New France—manipulated perceptions of the regional climate in ... More


The Wages of the “Problem South”

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the social and economic conditions that earned the South its label, “the problem South.” By 1938, the administration of Franklin Roosevelt had identified the “colonial economy” ... More


Pennsylvania Politics and the Problems of Empire

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Along with the previous and next chapters, this chapter discusses Franklin’s goals for Pennsylvania in negotiations with the Pennsylvania Proprietors, Crown, and Parliament. He was seeking for ... More


A World Full

in Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses Hofstadter's book America at 1750. The long prologue to the intended first volume was published in 1971. This coda continued its author's enduring fascination with the steep ... More


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