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The ‘Civilisation Guild’: Race and Labour in the Third Portuguese Empire, c. 1870–1930

MIGUEL BANDEIRA JERÓNIMO

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the continuity and the resilience of slavery and other modes of forced or compulsory labour in the Portuguese colonial empire in Africa from the late nineteenth century. ... More


Introduction

WM. ROGER LOUIS

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/9780198205647.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The 20th-century British Empire cannot be understood without taking into account its Victorian origins. Thus, the volume begins with a chapter on the Empire before 1914, but the thematic design ... More


Bureaucracy and ‘Trusteeship’ in the Colonial Empire

RONALD HYAM

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/9780198205647.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the idea of trusteeship and bureaucracy in the Colonial Empire. One aspect of bureaucracy which became increasingly central as the 20th century progressed was interdepartmental ... More


The Burdens of Empire

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the structure and legal status of Britain's colonial empire in the post war period, and that of other European colonial powers. It considers the pressure for ... More


America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Christopher T. Sandars

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyses the political and social problems that arise when American forces are stationed in other countries. The United States, although critical of the British Empire during World War II, ... More


Charles Ralph Boxer 1904–2000

M. D. D. Newitt

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Charles Boxer, the most distinguished scholar of seventeenth-century Portuguese and Dutch colonial history of his generation, was a Fellow of the British Academy. He had been an army officer and in ... More


Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Lorna Hardwick and Carol Gillespie (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Classical material was traditionally used to express colonial authority, but it was also appropriated by imperial subjects to become first a means of challenging colonialism, and then a rich field ... More


A Tale of Two Empires

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the rivalry between Great Britain and the U.S. during World War II. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's objective in the war was the survival of Britain as a nation ... More


British Policy, Trade, and Informal Empire in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Martin Lynn

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores, from a metropolitan perspective, the government's approach to the expansion of British influence beyond the territorial British Empire in the mid-nineteenth century, and the ... 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


Conclusion

Frederick Cooper

in Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.003.0010
Subject:
History, African History

This concluding chapter argues that the spectrum of ideas through which the leaders of African and European France approached politics between 1945 and the early 1960s was much wider than a dichotomy ... More


Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the German Colonial Empire

Lora Wildenthal

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes several cases of disputed citizenship drawn from the German colonies before World War 1, suggesting that the cases of marriage between white German men and colonized women of ... More


The Home Front: Political Developments and the Vision of the Post-War Future

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Because African communities, in spite of how their Chiefs had been educated, were still subject to Western bureaucratic control, traditional views of the war's political impact may not be entirely ... More


“The Conversion of Englishmen and the Conversion of the World Inseparable”: Missionary Imperialism and the Language of Class in Early Industrial Britain

Susan Thorne

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the evangelical and missionary association of the heathen classes at home with the heathen races that populated Britain's colonial empire at the turn of the nineteenth ... More


Conclusion

David Todd

in A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that the French swings from the informal to the territorial and back again conformed to a global pattern. The crucial role played by global factors helps in ... More


The Mechanisms of Repression

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the legal mechanisms which were available, both at home and in the colonial empire, to deal with insurrection and civil disorder. These were the suspension of habeas corpus, the ... More


A Comparative and Transnational Approach to Socialist Anti-Colonialism: The Fenner Brockway–Marceau Pivert Connection, 1930s–1950s

Quentin Gasteuil

in Workers of the Empire, Unite: Radical and Popular Challenges to British Imperialism, 1910s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859685
eISBN:
9781800852310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859685.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From the 1930s to the 1950s, Fenner Brockway (1888-1988) and Marceau Pivert (1895-1958), both ‘left-wing’ socialists, were deeply committed to anti-colonialism. Brockway lived mostly in the United ... More


The Languages of Empire

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the theologico-political programming against indigenous speech and through language, this time setting the scene at the second colonial empire. With the structure of colonial ... More


Introduction: Other Frontiers

Oliver Charbonneau

in Civilizational Imperatives: Americans, Moros, and the Colonial World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750724
eISBN:
9781501750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750724.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the story of Americans and Moros in colonial Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. It ranges from 1899, when U.S. military forces relieved the Spanish garrison at Zamboanga, to ... 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


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