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The British and French Empires in the Arab World: Some Problems of Colonial State-formation and its Legacy

James McDougall

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter surveys the impacts of Western European empire on the Middle East and North Africa. It suggests that the significance of the European empires for the nature of post-colonial sovereignty ... More


Narratives of Torture and Trauma in Algeria's Colonial State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter five considers how the colonial state of emergency in Algeria was framed and contested in a range of literary and legal texts. The chapter begins by considering the way in which the ... More


Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

David Farrier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is concerned with asylum as a key emerging postcolonial field. Through an engagement with asylum legislation, legal theory and ethics, it argues that the exclusionary culture of host ... More


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