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Prisons and the Colonial Press, 1934–1939

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the relation between colonial prisons and the press in French Indochina during the period from 1934 to 1939. During this period, newspapers featured thousands of stories about ... More


French Republicanism and the Emergence of Saigon’s Public Sphere

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts how French republicanism spurred the formation of Saigon's public sphere. The French colonial quest sought to undertake a “humanitarian” duty to “civilize” and “educate” through ... More


A history of maendeleo: the concept of ‘development’ in Tanganyika's late colonial public sphere

Emma Hunter

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/9780719091803.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of the changing use of the term maendeleo in colonial Tanganyika between the turn of the century and independence in 1961. Hunter argues that it is only by appreciating ... More


The Black Vomit and the Provincial Press:: The Campaigns in the West Indies

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of disease and responses thereto during the 1759 campaigns against French-held Martinique and Guadeloupe and the 1762 campaign against Spanish-held Cuba. Contextualized ... More


Satirised Woman and Counter-Strategies

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Satire was one of the most successful literary genres in neoclassical Spain and the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Satirists would criticise society at large, although women ... More


Women, Letter-Writing and the Wars of Independence in Chile

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Women were not given much opportunity for education in Spanish America during the colonial period, yet were literate and capable of composing letters in the public and private spheres. The quality of ... More


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