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Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores theoretical responses to and departures from the modern world system. The first part looks into Anibal Quijano's concept of “coloniality of power” and Enrique Dussel's ... More


Exoticism and Empire: Colonial Literature and Post-Colonial Critique

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the concept of colonial literature. By placing Victor Segalen's exoticism in a colonial frame, it argues that texts emerging from ... More


Introduction: What Became of Australia’s Empire?

Deryck M. Schreuder and Stuart Ward

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the Australian experience of empire. It aims to show how Australia’s empire was as much the project of the colony as of ... More


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More


European Stories as National Narratives: Irish Intellectuals on Europe

Katy Hayward

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Katy Hayward argues that the dominant theme of “European stories” recounted in Ireland is always nationalism — official, moderate and progressive, but nationalism nevertheless. The Irish No‐votes of ... More


Defining the Exotic: Exoticism as an Approach to Radical Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In assessing Robert Young's Colonial Desire, Stuart Hall attacks what he sees as its author's ‘inexplicably simplistic charge’ that post-colonial ... More


Introduction

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first chapter introduces David Brainerd as one of the most ubiquitous figures in American colonial history. The Introduction then goes on to discuss existing studies of David Brainerd and explain ... More


Original Understanding: Preconstitutional Sources and the Drafting and Ratification Process

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the various pre-constitutional sources that the Court relies on to discover the original understanding as well as the uses that it has made of material relating to the drafting ... More


. Colonial Fracture and the Counter-Heritage Film

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The question of memorializing France's colonial past has been a prominent and contested issue in French politics and the media in the 2000s. This chapter considers how Maghrebi-French filmmakers have ... More


A Long Engagement

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a narrative overview of the intense historical engagement between Japan and Korea, culminating in the imposition of colonial rule. It reviews the most significant moments of ... More


Pride and Shame: The Moral and Political Landscape of Europe’s Colonial Past in the Present

Dace Dzenovska

in School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501716836
eISBN:
9781501716867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716836.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 outlines the moral landscape surrounding Europe’s colonial history. On the basis of analysis of encounters between Latvians who take pride in appropriating colonial expeditions of a 17th ... More


Ceylon

S. R. ASHTON

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/9780198205647.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Ceylon has several claims to occupy a special place in British colonial history. Ceylon's place in colonial history is not confined to its status as Britain's model colony. On the contrary, in ... More


Ten Years Later: 1997–2007 as History

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the decade since the 1997 retrocession by framing it within the wider scope of Hong Kong's history and within comparative colonial history. After briefly ... More


The As If of the Book of Kings

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is a meditation on the brilliant art and theory behind the early-eighteenth-century histories of Spain and Peru written by the Creole polymath Pedro de Peralta Barnuevo (1664–1743). This ... More


Colonialism and After

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the history of Nioro du Sahel in Mali as a socio-political and religious space in the aftermath of the French colonial conquest, the development of colonial policies toward ... More


Epilogue: After Empire

Deryck M. Schreuder and Stuart Ward

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Australia’s Empire and its collapse. The findings reveal that Australia was not significantly affected by the imperial decline in the 1940s and ... More


Through the mill: Margaret Harkness on conjectural history and utilitarian philosophy

Lisa C. Robertson

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter evaluates the writing Harkness produced during her time living in the countries that are now India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Placing Harkness’s work in a nineteenth-century tradition of ... More


Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book investigates the concepts and related practices of development in British, French and Portuguese colonial Africa during the last decades of colonial rule. During this period, development ... More


Introduction

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

What travel meant when scientific explorers began producing knowledge about vast regions such as central Africa merits close attention, especially in view of the imminent danger of disembodied ... More


Committed to Memory: Haj Hamed Britel 235 Qlaʿa

Lawrence Rosen

in Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Haj Hamed Britel was born at the end of the 19th century, and in the course of his lifetime saw Morocco move from a traditional sultanate and colonial experience to a modernizing kingdom embracing ... More


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