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Gender in the British Empire

ROSALIND O’HANLON

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/9780198205647.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of key parts of the field of gender for historians accustomed to thinking that questions about women or gender in the British Empire are not pertinent to what they ... More


The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book examines folklore collections compiled by British colonial administrators, military men, missionaries, and women in the British colonies of Africa, Asia, and Australia between 1860 and ... More


Decolonizing Disciplinary Methods

Jane Anna Gordon

in Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Like Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Frantz Fanon challenged the way that authoritative reason and disciplinary methods had contributed to the advance and normalization of colonial relations. Unlike Rousseau, ... More


“The White Wife Problem:” Sex, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa

Carina E. Ray

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the difficulties faced by interracial couples - primarily West African men and British or German women - in gaining acceptance in society in the interwar years in Britain and West ... More


The Exhaustion of Colonial Romance: W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines representations of Englishness and the British Empire in the writings of W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess. It suggests that Maugham's representation of Europeans in ... More


Colonial Relations and Social Change in Iberia (Seventh to Third Centuries BC)

Joan Sanmartí

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The word “Iberia” and the ethnonym “Iberes” were used by the ancient Greeks to designate a relatively vast region on the Mediterranean edge of the Iberian Peninsula that extended to the north of ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Muckle

in Specters of Violence in a Colonial Context: New Caledonia, 1917

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835095
eISBN:
9780824869625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835095.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter reiterates that the circumstances in which the war broke out at Tiamou in April 1917 provided an opportunity to examine the place of fear, rumor, and violence in attempts to ... More


France

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about French politics and law against headscarf use. Socio economic conditions of French Muslims and France’s colonial past, the ideology of cultural assimilation and strictly ... More


Commerce and Globalization

Lisa Odham Stokes

in Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099708
eISBN:
9789882207257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099708.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Grounded mainly on the historic aspects of Mainland ties and the country's colonial and post-colonial relations between Britain, Hong Kong cinema during the period between the 1980s and the 1990s was ... More


Presence and Representation

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/9780520221222.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Nearing the end of the journey through the minds of travelers in central Africa, this chapter comes back to choices made at the outset, and looks at one genre of writing: The travelogue addressed to ... More


. “It’s Sort of Like National Geographic Meets Sports Illustrated”

Carol Magee

in Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Radicalized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031526
eISBN:
9781617031533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter further examines the Sports Illustrated case, focusing mainly on two things. The first argument deals mainly with the touristic travel context of the swimsuit issue. This context alone ... More


Conclusion: Ungovernability as Market Rule

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This concluding chapter argues that the privatization of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in Puerto Rico failed despite promising more efficient care management and expanded access to ... More


Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Jesse S. Palsetia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This volume details the life and public career of one of Bombay’s and India’s legendary individuals, who became a merchant-prince and an influential citizen in colonial Bombay. Born of humble ... More


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