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The Political Legacy of Colonialism in South Asia

Nandini Gooptu

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

This chapter explores the political legacy of colonialism in South Asia, with a focus on the state, democracy and identity politics, and discusses how the colonial inheritance has been understood ... More


What colonial legacy?: The Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (House of Language) and Malaysia’s cultural decolonization

Rachel Leow

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This essay argues that an examination of the cultural effects of decolonisation can yield a clearer appreciation of the combined role of both coloniser and colonised in the making of the postcolonial ... More


Colonizing Taiwan: Japanese Colonialism, Decolonization, and the Politics of Colonialism Studies

Leo T. S. Ching

in Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Taiwan was the first acquired country to be placed on the Japanese overseas empire after the resounding victories of the Sino-Japanese War in 1895. This acquisition was not a primary objective of the ... More


Colonial Legacy of  White Supremacy in American Buddhism

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the legacy of white supremacy in American Buddhism to “racial projects” conceived and implemented by Western Orientalists in the middle and late Victorian era. Eugene Burnouf, ... More


A Statistical Analysis of British Colonial Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between the form of British rule and several measures of postcolonial development and analyzes British colonial legacies. It provides an empirical analysis of ... More


Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Etienne Achille, Charles Forsdick, and Lydie Moudileno (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Recognized as one of the most influential studies of memory in the late twentieth century for its elaboration of a ground-breaking paradigm for rethinking the relationship between the nation, ... More


Epilogue: postcolonial hangovers

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This brief chapter examines Britain’s the post-colonial legacy in Hong Kong. On the surface, little had changed, with basic institutions (an Executive-based government, the Independent Commission ... More


Colonial Legacies

Diana S. Kim

in Empires of Vice: The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691172408
eISBN:
9780691199696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172408.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the lasting legacies of the opium monopolies. It links the infrastructures they established for restricting opium's commercial life to the region's post-World War II illicit opium ... More


The Colonial Marketplace’s American Legacy

Emma Hart

in Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226659817
eISBN:
9780226659954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659954.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Like their colonial forbearers, Americans are still wrestling with a market system that wants to allow individual economic freedom, while also promoting a national ideal reliant on the public good ... More


Banlieues

Hervé Tchumkam

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The fall 2005 riots in France unveiled a war of representation about France’s past and present, and also sparked the reference to imperial legacies to examine current social disqualification and ... More


Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Jerome Branche (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This collection of essays offers an overview of colonial legacies of racial and social inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. The essays offer new paradigms and approaches to both reading and ... More


Our Grandfathers Went to War

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the themes of labor, conquest, and enslavement. It focuses on past events that are identified by Ambanja's youth as relevant to understanding the effects of the colonial legacy. ... More


Comparative Colonialism: Scales of Analysis and Contemporary Resonances

Audrey Horning

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Key themes of the volume are summarized in this chapter, which addresses the challenge of multiscalar analysis, the balance between structure and agency, and the impact of unresolved colonial ... More


Asian Cultural Studies:: Recapturing the Encounter with the Heterogeneous in Cultural Studies

Michael Dutton

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the radical potential of an Asian Cultural Studies. Asian Cultural Studies is less a new field than a disputed territory where questions of intellectual sovereignty are yet to ... More


Colonial Reason, Sensibility, and the Ethnographic Style

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1, Colonial Reason, Sensibility, and the Ethnographic Style analyzes the colonial history of efforts to regulate and criminalize cutting in northern Ghana in order to examine the durable ... More


Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Cesar J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Offering a comprehensive overview of Puerto Rico's history and evolution since the installation of U.S. rule, this book connects the island's economic, political, cultural, and social past. It ... More


Indigenous–State Relations in Comparative Perspective

in Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand were among the first countries in the world to establish postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples. This chapter identifies the crucial ... More


The Great Higher Education Expansion

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter discusses in broad terms the historical foundations of BRIC university systems, how the BRICs' higher education systems are being transformed by their enormous enrollment growth, the ... More


Historical perspective and initial conditions

Deepak Nayyar

in Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849513
eISBN:
9780191883620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849513.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a historical perspective on Asia in the world economy with a focus on the colonial era, and sketches a profile of the prevalent initial conditions when Asian countries became ... More


Conclusion

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book’s conclusion reviews the main findings of the book and suggests how they spur a reconsideration of broader themes in modern Korean history, particularly the colonial legacy. The conclusion ... More


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