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Classics as School of Empire

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the influence of the colonial educational curriculum in the British West Indies on the invention of a distinctive mode of Caribbean Classics. The first half of the chapter ... More


‘We Don't Grow Coffee and Bananas in Clapham Junction You Know!’: Imperial Britons Back Home

Elizabeth Buettner

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses Britons' experiences of returning ‘home’ after time spent in the empire as settlers or expatriates between the late nineteenth century and decolonization. It asks how timing ... More


Religion and Educational Inequity: Past and Present

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter brings to the fore the socio-political processes that have shaped educational development among the Muslims in both colonial and post-colonial times. It is argued in this chapter that ... More


‘Keystone of progress’ and mise en valeur d'ensemble: British and French colonial discourses on education for development in the interwar period

Walter Schicho

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/9780719091803.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter deals with French and British planning in “education and development” through a comparative analysis of documents of two prominent colonial planners in the 1920s: the French colonial ... 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


World of Work, World of Goods: Propaganda and the Formation of Its Object

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how colonialism signified the initiation of the German lower classes, not unlike their distant African counterparts, into a view of the world understood as markets, abstract ... More


Education: The Colonial System and Cultural Nationalism

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

For Delhi’s emerging middle classes, career opportunities within and outside the colonial system involved maintaining a precarious balance between collaboration and cultural nationalism. This chapter ... More


The Passing Away of the White Mughals and the Rise of a New Public Sphere

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the change in relations between the colonial power and the Indian elite in the years around 1830. The author challenges the view that the White Mughals can be unequivocally ... More


Unfamiliar Worlds

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Drawing more deeply than previous chapters on literary texts, including novels by Mouloud Feraoun, Albert Memmi, Mohammed Dib and above all Assia Djebar, this chapter explores some of the experiences ... More


The Harvard Indian College Scholars and the Algonquian Origins of American Literature

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter recovers the history of the Harvard Indian College and highlights the multiple cultural, literary, and oral traditions that intersected in colonial Cambridge, Massachusetts. It includes ... More


Teaching in a Time of Crisis

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Against the broader backdrop of histories and debates sketched out in earlier chapters, Chapter 3 focuses in detail on the life and work of Mouloud Feraoun, touching on other important figures ... More


Training Teachers How to Teach:: Transnational Exchange and the Introduction of Social-Scientific Pedagogy in 1890s Egypt

Hilary Kalmbach

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The 1890s were crucial to the development of an explicitly Egyptian national education system. Despite the efforts of colonial officials such as Lord Cromer and Douglas Dunlop, British cultural and ... More


Pre-Victorian Colonial Education

Anilkumar Belvadi

in Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052423
eISBN:
9780190052454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052423.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Chapter 2 is a retelling of nearly two hundred years of pre-Victorian Indian colonial education, presented to aid interpretations of American missionary action in the Victorian period. The chapter ... More


Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Nicholas Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Our Civilizing Mission is at once an exploration of colonial education, and a response to current anxieties about the historical and conceptual foundations of the ‘humanities’. On the one hand, ... More


French Lessons

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter extends Chapter 4’s examination of the impact of colonial schooling on Assia Djebar, Mohammed Dib, Albert Memmi and other writers. It reflects on what went on inside the classroom, and ... More


Conclusion: Education’s Impact

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Conclusion explores the sense in which the experiences of colonial students, though highly unusual in some ways, may be exemplary or instructive in relation to certain questions in and around ... More


Strange Bedfellows: Rastafari, C. L. R. James, and the “Africa” in Pan-Africanism

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the relationship between Ras Bupe Karudi and C.L.R. James. In 1964, James highlighted the “absurdities” of Rastafari. Additionally, in contrast to all that Rastafari ... More


Introduction: Our Civilizing Mission

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education begins by casting light on some current anxieties about the historical and conceptual foundations of ‘humanities’ education, especially when ... More


The State of Nature: Sources and Traditions

Mark Somos

in American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190462857
eISBN:
9780190462871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462857.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 2 sketches the various meanings and uses of the state of nature in relation to the American colonies until the early 1760s, including the prevalence and significance of the state of nature ... More


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