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The New Paternalism

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On 1 Nov 1994, the UN Trusteeship Council voted to suspend operations after Palau, the last remaining trust territory, attained independence. The sovereign state has emerged out of decolonization as ... More


Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Owen White

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recreates the lives of the children born of relationships between French men and African women from the time France colonized much of West Africa towards the end of the 19th century, until ... More


Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Maria Misra

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of the political and economic activities of an important group of British businessmen in India between 1850 and 1960. Though denounced by Indian ... More


Conclusion

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The history of British managing agency houses in India in the twentieth century is one of an increasing failure to adapt to change. The firms' ... More


Gender and Empire: The Twentieth Century

Barbara Bush

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on three aspects of 20th-century Empire: the link between social, political, and cultural change in Britain and developments in colonial societies; the gendering of colonial ... More


Hook-Swinging in South India: Negotiating The Subaltern Space Within a Colonial Society

Ulrike Schröder

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with the Indian ritual of Hook-swinging as an example for the negotiation of ritual space in the colonial society of South India during the 19th century and after. “Ritual” is ... More


Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Francisco Bethencourt and Adrian Pearce (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

How did racism evolve in different parts of the Portuguese-speaking world? How should the impact on ethnic perceptions of colonial societies based on slavery or the slave trade be evaluated? What was ... More


Art War with the State: Writers and Guardians of a Post-colonial Society

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the war going on between art and the state and the role of writers and guardians in the post-colonial society. Even in a democratic society which contains a class system the ... More


The Allegory of the Cave: Language, Democracy, and a New World Order

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the role of the intellectual as an interpreter. It examines the genealogy and types of modern African interpreter in the colonial and post-colonial era: the interpreter as a ... More


Legal Foundations for the Recognition of Customary Law in the Post-Colonial South Pacific

Erika J Techera

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the theoretical bases that may be used to support the formal recognition of customary law, and to illustrate why it should be acknowledged as an important source of law in the ... More


Laying the Foundation for “a Citty upon a Hill”: Faith, Works, Covenant, and Colonialism

Richard A. Bailey

in Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195366594
eISBN:
9780199894109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366594.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the ways that colonial New Englanders used, constructed, and reconstructed their specific variants of puritanism in order to interpret the rapid transformations of their social ... More


Introduction

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the scope of the arguments raised in the book’s study of business, race, and politics in India. This study argues that ... More


Seeing Empire: Colonialist Expertise and Spectacular Lessons Outside the Classroom

Jeff Bowersox

in Raising Germans in the Age of Empire: Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641093
eISBN:
9780191750625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641093.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the efforts of colonialist officials and activists to make Germany's overseas empire more visible in geography instruction. Although initially hesitant to get directly involved in ... More


New England in the Seventeenth Century

Virginia Dejohn Anderson

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The thousands of English settlers who flocked to the north-eastern coastline of the continent of North America during the early seventeenth century established a flourishing society which so closely ... More


Introduction

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book examines theatrical works and performances which are influenced by the triad of imperialism, colonization, and decolonization. It argues that ‘decolonization’ of the stage can be examined ... More


‘Shaftesbury’s Darling’: British Settlement in the Carolinas at the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Robert M. Weir

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the origins of colonial society in Carolina. To establish ‘the interest of the Lords Proprietors with Equality, and without confusion’, and make the form of government ‘most ... More


Slavery, Society, and the First Steps Towards an Atlantic Revolution in Western Africa (Fifteenth–Sixteenth Centuries)

ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA MENDES

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The chronological and geographical preferences of Atlantic researchers often produce historiographies cloistered in nationalisms and particularised cultural identities. The Portuguese expansion in ... More


An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More


Grasping for a Great New Future: The German Colonial Lobbies in Search of a United Platform

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 examines fragmentation within the colonial lobbies in Germany and their efforts to unify the language of imperial internationalism by the Colonial German bloc in the interwar period during ... More


Prisoners and Prison Society

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/9780520224124.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the ways in which inmates adapted creatively to colonial prison conditions in French Indochina on a daily basis and how the experience of incarceration contributed to the ... More


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